Global share of applications for Patent Cooperation Treaty by select countries 2012

Distribution of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications in 2012, by select countries

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 25, 2014
Global share of applications for Patent Cooperation Treaty by select countries 2012 This statistic displays the distribution of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications globally in 2012, by select countries. During this year, Germany accounted for 9.6 percent of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications. The top five countries accounted for 74 percent of all applications. Mid-tiered companies have begun to overtake the demand previously driven by Big Pharma companies due to their ability to match variable needs with new products and treatments.
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Distribution of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications in 2012, by select countries

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Share of applications
United States26.4%
Japan22.4%
Germany9.6%
China9.5%
South Korea6.1%
Share of applications
United States26.4%
Japan22.4%
Germany9.6%
China9.5%
South Korea6.1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 25, 2014
This statistic displays the distribution of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications globally in 2012, by select countries. During this year, Germany accounted for 9.6 percent of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications. The top five countries accounted for 74 percent of all applications. Mid-tiered companies have begun to overtake the demand previously driven by Big Pharma companies due to their ability to match variable needs with new products and treatments.
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