Total trademark applications reached 183,657 in 2018 in Japan, according to World Bank. This is 2.79 % less 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 75,081, 199,476 in South Korea and 464,786 in USA in 2018.
Japan has been ranked 7th within the group of 120 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.