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Table 9 Distribution of Valid Inventions of Major Countries and Regions

December 2016

Countries and Regions

Valid Number

Sequential Growth Rate

Total

614000

11.5%

JP

238910

7.7%

US

140947

14.8%

DE

62203

17.9%

KR

47090

11.3%

FR

22954

13.4%

CH

16696

13.5%

NL

16146

10.6%

SE

10396

8.3%

GB

8685

12.0%

IT

7506

12.4%

FI

6067

11.1%

CA

4709

6.4%

DK

3751

13.8%

AT

3364

21.5%

BE

3210

14.4%

AU

2644

12.0%

SG

2037

29.0%

ES

1221

17.6%

RU

445

12.9%

Others

15019

14.2%

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