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Patent applications filed in Finland by IPC section in 2002-2004

IPC section 2002 2003 2004
Domestic Foreign Total Domestic Foreign Total Domestic Foreign Total
Human necessities (A) 302 33 335 397 50 447 222 15 237
Performing operations,
transporting (B)
435 27 462 295 26 321 444 27 471
Chemistry and
metallurgy (C)
183 50 233 177 15 192 160 29 189
Textiles and paper (D) 178 13 191 106 7 113 155 19 174
Fixed constructions (E) 154 7 161 152 23 175 133 4 137
Mechanical engineering,
lighting, heating,
weapons, blasting (F)
207 20 227 176 35 211 199 18 217
Physics (G) 278 17 295 431 31 462 275 23 298
Electricity (H) 419 49 468 239 27 266 422 80 502
Total 2,156 216 2,372 1,973 214 2,187 2,010 215 2,225

Last updated 21.12.2005

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2004, Patent applications filed in Finland by IPC section in 2002-2004 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2004/pat_2004_2005-12-21_tau_002_en.html