Canadian Patents Reach 18,554 in 2007-2008

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office released its annual report for 2007-2008 earlier this year. The number of patents granted in 2007-2008 was 18,554, up from 16,100 in 2006-2007. The United States ranked first with 8,534 patents, or 46 percent of the total. Japan was second with 1,814 followed by Canada with 1,813. Almost 90 percent of Canadian patents were granted to foreign inventors.

Canadian Patents: Top Ten Countries

United States….. 8534….. 46%
Japan….. 1814….. 9.78%
Canada….. 1813….. 9.77%
Germany….. 1384….. 7.46%
France….. 957….. 5.16%
UK….. 749….. 4.04%
Switzerland….. 583….. 3.14%
Sweden….. 408….. 2.20%
Netherlands….. 312….. 1.68%
Finland….. 290….. 1.56%

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2 Responses to Canadian Patents Reach 18,554 in 2007-2008

  1. Sam Jones says:

    Hi Michael,It was great to visit your patent library.And I was wondering if our site could also be included in your library.I’d appreciate if you can give the website http://www.patents.com a look and add it in list of patents search websites in your patent library.Will appreciate your reply.Kind Regards,Sam JonesE-mesamj@gmail.com

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