Total trademark applications reached 188,806 in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank. This is 15.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total trademark applications in Japan reached an all time high of 211,011 in 1992 and an all time low of 37,458 in 1961. When compared to Japan's main peers, total trademark applications in Russia amounted to 71,654, 180,312 in South Korea and 448,065 in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 4th within the group of 112 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.