IP5 statistics report 2014

IP5 Statistics Report 2014 Edition

This annual statistics report is about activities of the IP5 Offices. In 2014 there was robust growth in their overall number of patent filings, while their overall number of grants remained stable. Operations and new developments are described in the report and there is also a discussion of patenting throughout the world.

2014 cover

Table of contents

The following links take you to specific chapters in the report.

Executive Summary (PDF, 13 KB)

Preface (PDF, 18 KB)

  1. Introduction (PDF, 24 KB)
  2. The IP5 Offices (PDF, 287 KB)
  3. Worldwide Patenting Activity (PDF, 569 KB)
  4. Patent Activity at the IP5 Offices (PDF, 419 KB)
  5. The IP5 Offices and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) (PDF, 264 KB)
  6. Other Work (PDF, 13 KB)

Annex 1: Definitions for Offices' Expenditures (PDF, 68 KB)

Annex 2: Definitions for Terms and for Statistics on Procedures (PDF, 39 KB)

Acronyms and IP5 Office contact details (PDF, 12 KB)

Web versions only

Glossary of Patent Related Terms (PDF, 187 KB)

Statistical Tables (XLS, 361 KB)

Full report

Should you wish to browse in the complete document, please download the full report.

Download the IP5 Statistics Report 2014 (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Chinese version

The State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO) has produced a Chinese translation of the IP5 Statistics Report 2014.

Download the Chinese version of the IP5 Statistics Report 2014