A Swedish invention: The collapsible guitar A World Leader in Patents Published onsdag 8 april 2009 kl 14.18 Share As a country of innovators, Sweden is a world leader in registering new patents. We ask the Swedish Patent Office why, and talk to Ericsson, a source of many of Sweden’s patents. Hear more Patents in Sweden (10:05) 10 min 10 min Science and Technology Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests. Find out more about how we work (in Swedish).