In 2017, total 5396 patent applications have been filed in Vietnam with the increasing rate is 3.21%.
Japanese applicants have filed 1397 applications which make up over one-fourth of total patent applications filed into Vietnam this year. United States has come in second with 809 applications, and the third and fourth belong to Korea and China respectively. Total patent applications of European applicants have been around 800.
In respect of increasing rate, Korea has been at the highest with +21.35% (2016, China at the highest with nearly 100%). Conversely, Switzerland has decreased at the deepest with -26.70%.
Top 8 filing countries listed in following table.
|2||United States||809||792||+ 2.15%|