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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

26
Greece is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Athens - 654,187,058

27
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Ankara - 648,000,000

28
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Kiev - 644,000,000

29
Norway is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Oslo - 589,454,258

30
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Lisbon - 506,819,460

31
New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Wellington - 489,436,357

32
Chile is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Santiago - 460,511,474

33
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Luxembourg - 457,122,243

34
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Manila - 421,000,000

35
Venezuela is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Caracas - 352,000,000

36
Romania is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Bucharest - 335,000,000

37
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Ljubljana - 286,900,594

38
Egypt, Arab Rep. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Egypt, Arab Rep. 284,500,000

39
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Bogotá - 261,108,506

40
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Zagreb - 212,579,118

41
Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Abuja - 208,413,260

42
Slovak Republic is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Slovak Republic 154,672,042

43
Peru is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Lima - 146,751,000

44
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Belgrade - 143,781,855

45
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Sofia - 114,154,330

46
Guatemala is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Guatemala City - 92,700,000

47
Morocco is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Rabat - 72,024,168

48
Belarus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Minsk - 71,500,000

49
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Astana - 64,400,430

50
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Countries that Pay the most Royalties & Licensing Fees
Tallinn - 45,802,468