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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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TABLE 9: UNITED STATES PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED BY RESIDENTS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIESRead Footnote 11
(FY 2003 - FY 2007)
Residence 2003 2004 2005 2006Read Note 22 2007Read Note 33
Total 158,162 160,764 191,060 209,601 N/A
Afghanistan       -       -       1       - N/A
Albania       -       -       1       - N/A
Algeria       1       -       3       2 N/A
Andorra       2       1       2       - N/A
Anguilla       -       -       -       1 N/A
Antigua & Barbuda       -       1       2       - N/A
Argentina     123     118      92     133 N/A
Armenia       1       -       3      10 N/A
Aruba       -       -       1       - N/A
Australia   2,498   2,495   3,339   3,078 N/A
Austria   1,009     858   1,119   1,200 N/A
Azerbaijan       1       1       3       4 N/A
Bahamas      22      30      16      18 N/A
Bahrain       1       1       -       1 N/A
Bangladesh       1       -       1       - N/A
Barbados       -       8       9       2 N/A
Belarus       6      10       4      13 N/A
Belgium   1,420   1,160   1,539   1,578 N/A
Benin       -       -       1       - N/A
Bermuda      11       5       7       8 N/A
Bolivia       -       2       2       2 N/A
Bosnia & Herzegovina       -       -       1       - N/A
Brazil     333     287     340     333 N/A
British Virgin Islands      15      17       5       7 N/A
Bulgaria       8      98      67      52 N/A
Cameroon       -       1       2       1 N/A
Canada   8,138   9,035   9,114  10,243 N/A
Cayman Islands       1       4      14       2 N/A
ChadRead Footnote 44       -       -       -       1 N/A
Chile      27      55      56      50 N/A
China (Hong Kong)   1,159   1,379   1,319   1,318 N/A
China (People's Republic)   1,230   1,708   2,330   3,838 N/A
Colombia      22      26      15      15 N/A
Costa Rica      17      36      47      25 N/A
Croatia      23      23      42      37 N/A
Cuba       7       1      16       9 N/A
Cyprus       7       8      13      11 N/A
Czech Republic      52      64      87     102 N/A
Denmark   1,145     869   1,167   1,259 N/A
Dominican Republic       5      11       5       8 N/A
Ecuador       9       7       5      12 N/A
Egypt      13      14      17      17 N/A
El Salvador       2       2       -       - N/A
Estonia       6       7      20      14 N/A
Ethiopia       -       1       -       1 N/A
Fiji       1       1       -       - N/A
Finland   1,866   1,771   2,096   2,310 N/A
French Polynesia       -       -       2       1 N/A
France   6,887   5,618   7,515   7,228 N/A
Georgia       5       3       5      10 N/A
Germany  19,646  16,394  21,598  22,263 N/A
Ghana       -       1       3       - N/A
Gibraltar       -       -       7      10 N/A
Greece      44      53      65      81 N/A
Grenada       1       -       -       - N/A
Guatemala       1       -       1       7 N/A
Honduras       -       3       3       1 N/A
Hungary     128      91     128     172 N/A
Iceland      49      60      52      47 N/A
India   1,105   1,274   1,444   1,862 N/A
Indonesia      26      40      24      31 N/A
Iran       5       4       4      10 N/A
Iraq       -       -       -       1 N/A
Ireland     382     407     507     528 N/A
Israel   2,611   2,547   3,191   3,617 N/A
Italy   3,325   2,792   3,685   3,691 N/A
Jamaica       3       3       5       4 N/A
Japan  61,177  63,543  73,250  76,940 N/A
Jordan       6       8       2       7 N/A
Kazakhstan       2       1       3       4 N/A
Kenya      28       8       7       7 N/A
Korea, Republic of   9,614  13,388  16,643  21,963 N/A
Kuwait       7      13      23      36 N/A
Kyrgyzstan       -       -       1       - N/A
Latvia       2       6       6       8 N/A
Lebanon       6       5       7      14 N/A
Liechtenstein      34      22      25      27 N/A
Lithuania       8      20       9      10 N/A
Luxembourg      72      74      78      84 N/A
Macau       7       4       3       5 N/A
Macedonia       -       3       1       - N/A
Malaysia     237     334     341     392 N/A
Malta       3       3       6      13 N/A
Mauritius       2       -       -       - N/A
Mexico     213     211     217     229 N/A
Moldova       2       1       -       1 N/A
Monaco      29      15      18      21 N/A
Morocco       5       1       4       2 N/A
Mozambique       -       1       -       - N/A
Netherlands   2,382   2,291   3,637   4,098 N/A
Netherlands Antilles       1       1       1       - N/A
New Zealand     473     270     416     449 N/A
Nigeria       4       2       3       2 N/A
Norway     470     366     583     593 N/A
Oman       4       -       5       1 N/A
Pakistan       6      10      12      12 N/A
Panama       6       9       3       6 N/A
Paraguay       -       1       -       1 N/A
Peru       7      12       3       3 N/A
Philippines      37      82      60      85 N/A
Poland      48      75     122      93 N/A
Portugal      22      24      55      43 N/A
Qatar       1       5       1       - N/A
Romania      10      13      16      31 N/A
Russian Federation     345     266     361     377 N/A
Saint Kitts & Nevis       6       -       -       - N/A
SamoaRead Footnote 44       -       -       -       5 N/A
Saudi Arabia      33      37      41      51 N/A
Serbia       -       -       -       7 N/A
Serbia & Montenegro       -       3       6       - N/A
Seychelles       3       -       2       1 N/A
Singapore     817     902     949   1,183 N/A
Slovakia       6       7      18      29 N/A
Slovenia      55      46      50      47 N/A
South Africa     263     173     241     243 N/A
Spain     633     637     855     868 N/A
Sri Lanka       3       3       6       9 N/A
Sweden   2,311   1,769   2,371   2,793 N/A
Switzerland   2,362   2,053   2,651   2,968 N/A
Syria Arab Rep       4       -       2       - N/A
Taiwan  14,537  17,703  17,933  21,165 N/A
Tanzania       1       -       -       - N/A
Thailand      88     109      79      82 N/A
Trinidad & Tobago       4       -       6       3 N/A
Tunisia       2       3       1       3 N/A
Turkey      41      49      62      68 N/A
Turks and Caicos Islands       6       2       2       1 N/A
Ukraine      39      35      34      32 N/A
United Arab Emirates      10      19      15      22 N/A
United Kingdom   8,215   6,679   8,603   9,127 N/A
Uruguay      10       9      11      18 N/A
Uzbekistan       1       1       -       1 N/A
Vanuatu (New Hebrides)Read Footnote 44       -       -       -       1 N/A
Venezuela      30      27      31      33 N/A
Vietnam       1       3       6       4 N/A
West Bank/GazaRead Footnote 44       -       -       -       1 N/A
Yugoslavia       10       -       -       - N/A
Zimbabwe       1       2       1       - N/A

Notes:

- Represents zero.

1: Data include utility, design, plant, and reissue applications. Country listings include possessions and territories of that country unless listed separately in the table. Data is subject to minor revisions. (back to text)

2: FY 2006 data is updated and final. (back to text)

3: FY 2007 preliminary data should be available December 2007, and finalized in the FY 2008 PAR. (back to text)

4: Countries/Territories not previously reported. (back to text)

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