Trademark Applications (Total) fell 0.61% to 181,888 in South Korea in 2016

Trademark Applications (Total)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | South Korea | May 17, 2019
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Total trademark applications reached 181,888 in 2016 in South Korea, according to World Bank. This is 0.61 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total trademark applications in South Korea reached an all time high of 183,004 in 2015 and an all time low of 1,209 in 1960. When compared to South Korea's main peers, total trademark applications in Dem. People's Republic of Korea amounted to 985, 163,007 in Japan and 48,930 in Vietnam in 2016.

South Korea has been ranked 5th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of total trademark applications, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office.

Trademark Applications (Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia 4,567 5,168 5,854 4,889 677 ...
China 1,386,776 1,618,432 1,847,938 2,104,411 ... ... ...
Dem. People's Republic of Korea 1,127 1,131 879 939 792 ...
India 198,547 190,851 202,818 223,756 274,822
Japan 107,017 119,265 116,141 124,618 144,862
Laos ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia 58,334 62,208 63,017 60,546 58,630
South Korea 132,506 141,838 157,139 160,310 183,004
Thailand 38,950 44,963 46,097 45,661 52,344
USA 305,209 313,325 323,340 342,576 374,974
Vietnam 32,001 33,763 35,628 38,317 42,564