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Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees

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Royalties & Licensing Fees Payers: This is a list a list of the top 50 countries that pay the highest royalties and licensing fees for business and other proprietary rights in 2009. Royalty and license fees are payments and receipts for the authorized use of intangible, non-produced, non-financial assets and proprietary rights, such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial processes, and franchises. This is done with the help of licensing agreements. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Source: World Bank
1
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Dublin
31,236,496,662
2
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Washington, D.C.
23,857,000,000
3
Japan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Tokyo
16,834,707,247
4
Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Berlin
14,104,405,685
5
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
London
9,537,477,842
6
Canada is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Ottawa
7,715,942,728
7
Rep. of Korea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Rep. of Korea
7,049,000,000
8
France is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Paris
5,274,174,766
9
Russian Federation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Russian Federation
4,106,950,000
10
The Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
The Netherlands
3,847,793,810
11
Spain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Madrid
3,430,145,104
12
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Brasília
2,512,044,100
13
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Bangkok
2,250,055,291
14
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
City of Brussels
2,109,587,844
15
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Stockholm
1,973,702,903
16
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Rome
1,898,982,186
17
South Africa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria
1,658,023,465
18
Poland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Warsaw
1,538,000,000
19
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Jakarta
1,530,107,289
20
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Budapest
1,334,327,868
21
Austria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Vienna
1,269,009,185
22
Argentina is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Buenos Aires
1,172,591,537
23
Finland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Helsinki
1,064,334,941
24
Israel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Jerusalem
901,700,000
25
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Prague
726,294,566