Patents and other protection methods

  • Dimensions

    • Innovation indicator
      • Enterprise applied for at least a patent to protect inventions
      • Enterprise did not apply for at least a patent to protect inventions
      • Missing information for given variable
      • No, number of valid patents at end of 2000
      • No, protection through complexity of design
      • No, protection through copyright
      • No, protection through lead-time advantage over competitors
      • No, protection through registration of design patters
      • No, protection through secrecy
      • No, protection through trademarks
      • Number of valid patents at end of 2000
      • Protection through complexity of design
      • Protection through copyright
      • Protection through lead-time advantage over competitors
      • Protection through registration of design patters
      • Protection through secrecy
      • Protection through trademarks
    • Classification of economic activities - NACE Rev.1.1
      • Total - all NACE activities
      • Electricity, gas and water supply
      • Financial intermediation
      • Industry (except construction)
      • Manufacturing
      • Mining and quarrying
      • Real estate, renting and business activities
      • Services (except public administration and community services; activities of households and extra-territorial organizations)
      • Transport, storage and communication
      • Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods
    • Size classes in number of employees
      • Total
      • 10-249
      • 10-49
      • 250 employees or more
      • 250 or more
      • 50-249
      • Between 10 and 249
      • Between 10 and 49
      • Between 50 and 249
      • From 10 to 249 employees
      • From 10 to 49 employees
      • From 50 to 249 employees
      • GE250
    • Breakdown by type of innovator
      • Total enterprises
      • Enterprises with abandoned/suspended and on-going innovation activities only
      • Enterprises with innovation activities
      • Enterprises with technological innovation (product, process, ongoing or abandoned), regardless organizational or marketing innovation
      • Established innovators, ongoing and/or abandoned only
      • Establish innovators, ongoing and/or abandoned only
      • Non-innovative enterprises
      • Non-Innovative enterprises
      • Novel innovators, process only
      • Novel innovators, product and/or process
      • Novel innovators, product and process innovators
      • Novel innovators, product only
      • Process innovative enterprises only
      • Product and/or process innovative enterprises, regardless of organisational or marketing innovation (including enterprises with abandoned/suspended or on-going innovation activities)
      • Product and process innovative enterprises only
      • Product innovative enterprises only
    • Unit of measure
      • Number
      • Rate
    • Geopolitical entity (reporting)
      • Austria
      • Belgium
      • Bulgaria
      • Cyprus
      • Czech Republic
      • Denmark
      • Estonia
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany (until 1990 former territory of the FRG)
      • Greece
      • Hungary
      • Iceland
      • Ireland
      • Italy
      • Latvia
      • Lithuania
      • Luxembourg
      • Malta
      • Netherlands
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Portugal
      • Romania
      • Slovakia
      • Slovenia
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Turkey
      • United Kingdom