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Studies & Reports (9)
Companies with the most patents granted in 2012
Companies with the most U.S. patents granted to them as of 2012
Major patent expirations in the U.S. pharmaceutical market 2011-2014
Top patent expirations in the U.S. pharmaceutical market between 2011 and 2014 (in billion U.S. dollars)*
Pharmaceutical industry - patent expirations
Patent expirations of blockbuster drugs in the U.S. in 2011
Top patent expirations on the pharmaceutical market 2012
Top patent expirations on the pharmaceutical market in 2012 (in billion U.S. dollars)*
Price difference of a patented drug vs. its generic in selected countries 2010
Average price difference of a patented drug vs. its generic in selected countries in 2010
Studies & Reports
Patents in the U.S. - Statista Dossier 2013
Statista | April 2013 | 82 Pages
Patents and trademarks worldwide - Statista Dossier 2013
Statista | April 2013 | 79 Pages
Statistical report on patent litigations 2012
Basic study (only for Corporate Accounts)
September 2012 | 36 Pages
Impact of patent expiry - developed pharmaceutical markets 2008-2017
Impact of patent expiry in developed pharmaceutical markets from 2008 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)
Market share of leading U.S. pharmacy chains 2010
Market share of the top U.S. pharmacy chains in 2010*
Patent registrations made by high-tech companies in China, by industry 2011
Number of patent registrations made by high-tech companies in China in 2011, by industry
Valid patents made by high-tech companies in China, by industry 2011
Number of valid patents made by high-tech companies in China in 2011, by industry
Patents in force in 2011 as a percentage of total patent applications
Patents in force in 2011 as a percentage of total patent applications worldwide
Ranking of the top U.S. patent law firms 2012, by number of patents represented
Ranking of the top patent law firms in the United States in 2012, by number of utility patents represented
Accepted patent applications in China 2012
Number of accepted patent applications in China from 2006 to 2012 (in thousands)
Patent applications of companies in China in 2012
Number of patent applications of companies in China from 2004 to 2012
Approved patent applications in China 2011
Number of approved patent applications in China from 2006 to 2011 (in thousands)
Patent offices with the fastest growing number of patent applications worldwide 2011
Contribution of patent offices to growth in patent applications worldwide between 2009 and 2011
Patent offices with the fastest growing number of patent grants worldwide 2011
Contribution of patent offices to growth in patent grants worldwide between 2009 and 2011
Ranking of the 20 countries with the most patent applications 2011
Ranking of the 20 national patent offices with the most patent applications in 2011
Non-resident share of patent applications of the top 20 countries 2011
Non-resident share of patent applications of the top 20 national patent offices in 2011
Non-resident share of patent grants of the top 20 countries 2011
Non-resident share of patent grants of the top 20 national patent offices in 2011
Ranking of the 20 countries with the most patent grants 2011
Ranking of the 20 national patent offices with the most patent grants in 2011
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