IP5 Statistics Report 2012 Edition

This is the second annual statistics report to cover the activities of all five IP5 Offices, now also including SIPO. New features in this edition include more detailed breakdowns of filings by technical areas in Chapter 4.

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Table of contents

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

Executive Summary (PDF, 22 KB)

Preface (PDF, 26 KB)

  1. Introduction (PDF, 29 KB)
  2. The IP5 Offices (PDF, 173 KB)
  3. Worldwide Patenting Activity (PDF, 183 KB)
  4. Patent Activity at the IP5 Offices (PDF, 229 KB)
  5. The IP5 Offices and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) (PDF, 100 KB)
  6. Other Work (PDF, 20 KB)

Annex 1: Definitions for Offices' Expenditures (PDF, 28 KB)

Annex 2: Definitions for Terms and for Statistics on Procedures (PDF, 50 KB)

Acronyms (PDF, 23 KB)

Web versions only

Glossary of Patent Related Terms (PDF, 103 KB)

Statistical Tables (XLS, 426 KB)

Full report

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

Download the IP5 Statistics Report 2012 (PDF, 2.06 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 2012.

Download the Chinese version of the IP5 Statistics Report 2012