Historical Patent Statistics of 44 Nations, 1791 to 1961.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Federico, Pasquale J.
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Pat J. Federico has compiled a data collection that includes historical data on patent statistics for 44 states. He draws on official publications of each country. The data-tables begin in 1791 with the patent statistics of France, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the United States. From 1812 then the total numbers of all in the German States granted patents are added to the date-tables of the other nations. From 1877 the information source of the German patent statistics is the German Imperial Patent Office (Deutsches Kaiserliches Patentamt). Datatables in the search- and downloadsystem HISTAT (Subject: Innovation): A.01 Amount of granted patents by countries (1791 – 1900) A.02 Amount of patent application and granted patents, amount of domestic applicants by countries (1901-1950) A.03 Amount of patent applications by countries (1951 – 1961) B. Amount of patent applications and granted patents by provenance of the patent owners (1951-1961)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1791 / 1961
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 170
    Number of Variables: 287
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8437 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Federico, Pasquale J., 1964: Historical Patent Statistics 1791 – 1961, in: Journal of the Patent Office Society (46), No. 2, S. 89 – 171.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2011-03-15