Patent applications filed with PRH


Finnish applicants

Applicants from
other countries


Year Private
person
Business
Total
Private
person
Business Total
2007 445 1 359 1 8046205211
2008 397 1 402 1 799 16 132 148
2009 399 1 406 1 805 14 114 128
2010 375 1 356 1 7311092102
2011 409 1 241 1 65012112124
2012 420 1 284 1 70420103123
2013 342 1 255 1 59713127140
2014 344 1 078 1 422 7 116 123
2015 325 964 1 289 8 119 127
2016 263 997 1 2601296108
2017 261 1 130 1 3911424138

Patents granted by PRH

Please note: Finland acceded to the European Patent Convention in March 1996, and after that the number of applications submitted directly to Finland by foreign applicants fell.


Finnish applicants

Applicants from
other countries

Year Private
person
Business TotalPrivate
person
BusinessTotal
2007 60 556 6168297305
2008 60 670 730 3 265 268
2009 65 648 7135337342
2010 69 648 71710196206
2011 76 642 7184119123
2012 67 631 6987130137
2013 69 567 636 96675
2014 58 632 690 4 92 96
2015 81 731 812 8 111 129
2016 69 641 7101104105
2017 53 541 5941109110
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