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Table 9 Distribution of Valid Inventions of Major Countries and Regions

 August 2012

Countries and Regions

Valid Number

Sequential Growth Rate

Total

383658

15.6%

JP

168941

15.0%

US

74591

17.6%

KR

32932

18.0%

DE

32162

13.2%

FR

13570

15.4%

NL

10575

6.7%

CH

9691

16.7%

SE

6920

16.1%

GB

5653

11.0%

IT

4510

13.1%

FI

3970

6.3%

CA

2949

23.0%

AU

2073

9.0%

DK

2053

16.1%

BE

1780

27.5%

AT

1636

17.2%

SG

1121

22.8%

ES

659

17.7%

RU

277

8.6%

Others

7595

32.9%

2013-07-17