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Which countries have the most patent filings? The results probably won't surprise you - they tend to be democracies with low barriers to starting businesses and high regard for intellectual property laws. Patent filings are a good indicator of the entrepreneurial spirit of a nation's citizens and its businesses. This list of countries with the most patent filings is build from data from the World Bank.

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Washington, D.C. - 210,062 annual filings

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Tokyo - 72,661

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Seoul

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Ottawa - 37,927

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Canberra - 24,156

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Brasília - 20,487

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Mexico City - 14,976

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Berlin - 13,372

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Russian Federation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Russian Federation 9,858

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Singapore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Singapore - 8,759

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
London - 8,582

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Israel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Jerusalem - 7,263

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Wellington - 5,248

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Kiev - 2,418

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Vienna - 745

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Warsaw - 655

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Algeria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Algiers - 608

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Trinidad and Tobago is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Port of Spain - 551

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Stockholm - 420

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Bern - 375

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Reykjavik - 330

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Madrid - 329

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Tbilisi - 299

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Budapest - 209

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries With The Most Patents
Helsinki - 205