GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Intellectual Property Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Over 3.3 million patents were filed in 2018."

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"The number of trademark application classes increased by 15.5% in 2018."

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"Around 14,100 plant variety applications were filed in 2018."

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"In 2018, China filed 58,990 international patent applications, the highest number of any country."

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"In 2019, there was a 5.2% growth in global copyright-industries’ contribution to GDP."

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"There were 58,380 industrial design applications worldwide in 2018."

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"The United States has more than 3.1 million active utility patents."

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"From 2000 to 2020, patent litigation in the United States has increased by 279%."

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"The global revenue from intellectual property licensing in 2019 was approximately 280 billion USD."

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"The European Patent Office received 181,000 patent applications in 2019."

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"In 2017, computer technology accounted for 8.6% of all global patent filings."

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"The number of global intellectual property rights seizures increased by 15% from 2017 to 2018."

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"Approximately 1.5 million patent applications filed worldwide in 2018 were related to information and communication technologies."

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"In 2018, 3.3% of global GDP was generated by IP-intensive industries."

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"In 2018, China accounted for nearly half of all international patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty."

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"Intellectual property theft costs US businesses about $300 billion every year."

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"In 2019, the most active patent assignee was Samsung Electronics, with 13,548 new patents."

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"In 2016, 84% of the global intangible capital (over $17 trillion) was in the form of undisclosed IP."

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"In 2019, the worldwide spending on intellectual property litigation reached $10.04 billion."

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