World Record Title: The world's largest number of patent applications is China.
World Record Creator: China
World Record Holder: China
World Record Field: Patent application
World Record Rules: 1. The world's largest number of patent applications is China.
World Record Number: 20121200005
World Record Validity Period: Until the world record was broken.
World Record Witness: Carrying the Flag World Records certifier 006 and 009
World Records Source: World record database of Carrying the Flag
Awarding Certificate Date: December 13, 2012
World Record Details:
The world's largest number of patent applications is China.
Under the UN World Intellectual Property Organization December 11, 2012, said: 2011 China State Patent Office received 526,000 patent applications, accounting for a quarter of the global total. The United States in 2011 received 503,000 applications, which in 2006-2011 had been accounted for in the world. Has won the highest in the world along with Germany and Japan. Japan, in 2011 a total of 342,610 patent applications, ranked third. Followed by South Korea 178,924 copies, the European Patent Office 142,793 copies