Trademark Applications (Total) fell 7.65% to 36,181 in Hong Kong in 2016

Trademark Applications (Total)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Hong Kong | May 17, 2019
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Total trademark applications reached 36,181 in 2016 in Hong Kong, according to World Bank. This is 7.65 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total trademark applications in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 40,063 in 2014 and an all time low of 2,968 in 1975. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, total trademark applications in Singapore amounted to 22,757 and 48,930 in Vietnam in 2016.

Hong Kong has been ranked 25th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of total trademark applications, 6 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 ... ... ...
Hong Kong 32,542 35,530 37,092 40,063 39,179
India 198,547 190,851 202,818 223,756 274,822
Indonesia 53,196 62,455 60,983 46,452 47,544
Japan 107,017 119,265 116,141 124,618 144,862
Laos ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia 28,833 31,876 32,225 34,571 35,923
Philippines 18,611 20,816 23,042 26,017 26,337
Russia 58,334 62,208 63,017 60,546 58,630
Singapore 18,202 19,265 20,033 21,296 21,380
Taiwan ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
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