Trademark Applications (Total) rose 2.71% to 37,976 in South Africa in 2016

Trademark Applications (Total)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | South Africa | May 17, 2019
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Total trademark applications reached 37,976 in 2016 in South Africa, according to World Bank. This is 2.71 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, total trademark applications in South Africa reached an all time high of 37,976 in 2016 and an all time low of 4,126 in 1961. When compared to South Africa's main peers, total trademark applications in Botswana amounted to 1,959, 654 in Lesotho, 3,097 in Namibia and 745 in Swaziland in 2016.

South Africa has been ranked 24th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of total trademark applications, 1 places behind 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
Angola ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Botswana 1,612 1,890 1,721 1,824 1,963
Lesotho 946 1,131 925 654 657 ...
Mozambique 2,962 3,431 3,160 3,654 3,731 ...
Namibia 746 2,659 2,339 2,562 4,038
South Africa 33,484 34,604 36,070 35,418 36,973
Swaziland 1,163 1,260 1,118 1,195 1,182 ...
Zambia 2,016 2,548 2,756 2,644 2,558
Zimbabwe ... ... ... 1,877 1,574 1,992 1,975 ...