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Government > Trademarks > Nonresidents: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Trademark applications filed are applications for registration of a trademark with a national or regional trademark office. Trademarks are distinctive signs that identify goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. Trademarks protect owners of the mark by ensuring exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services or to authorize its use in return for payment.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 52,788 2004
2 United States 26,988 2004
3 Canada 22,169 2004
4 Mexico 20,775 2004
5 Argentina 19,139 2003
6 Japan 18,573 2004
7 Singapore 18,409 2004
8 South Korea 16,529 2004
9 Australia 16,007 2004
10 Brazil 13,218 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13,163 2000
11 Malaysia 13,076 1997
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 12,973.33 2002
12 Indonesia 11,938 1996
13 Hong Kong 11,208 2003
14 Belgium 10,695 2002
15 Venezuela 10,390 2000
16 Chile 10,114 1996
17 Panama 9,324 2000
18 Thailand 9,241 2003
19 Italy 8,135 2000
20 South Africa 8,074 1996
21 New Zealand 7,864 2004
22 Colombia 7,096 2001
23 Russia 7,088 2004
24 Norway 6,981 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 6,745.74 1996
25 Uruguay 6,732 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6,418.96 2002
26 North Korea 6,112 1992
27 Peru 5,661 2003
28 India 5,393 1999
29 Philippines 5,253 2004
30 Guatemala 5,040 2001
31 Israel 5,022 2004
32 Ecuador 4,822 2004
33 United Kingdom 4,653 2004
34 Switzerland 4,608 2001
35 Pakistan 4,455 2004
36 Nicaragua 4,204 2000
37 Bolivia 4,051 1995
38 El Salvador 3,689 1997
39 Paraguay 3,461 1993
40 Honduras 3,388 2003
41 Germany 3,342 2004
42 Costa Rica 3,337 1993
NATO countries average (profile) 3,286.04 2002
43 France 2,935 2003
44 Macau 2,633 2004
45 Ukraine 2,434 2004
46 Vietnam 2,335 2000
European Union average (profile) 2,234.52 2002
47 Bahrain 2,181 2003
48 Turkey 2,101 2003
49 Spain 2,059 2004
50 Cuba 1,937 2004
51 Tunisia 1,900 1996
=52 Saudi Arabia 1,883 1989
=52 Angola 1,883 1992
54 Malta 1,817 2002
55 Zimbabwe 1,779 1996
56 Sri Lanka 1,773 2003
57 Sudan 1,715 1985
58 Cambodia 1,638 2004
59 Brunei 1,608 1997
60 Kuwait 1,546 1993
61 Suriname 1,462 1996
=62 Jamaica 1,433 2002
=62 Sweden 1,433 2001
64 Oman 1,418 1994
65 Mongolia 1,321 2004
66 Trinidad and Tobago 1,317 2002
67 Haiti 1,306 1999
68 Namibia 1,257 1993
69 Morocco 1,256 2000
70 Iran 1,224 2001
71 Romania 1,193 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,170.69 2004
72 Poland 1,153 2004
73 Slovakia 1,148 2004
74 Greece 1,143 2002
75 Ireland 1,142 2003
76 Barbados 1,123 1999
77 Bulgaria 1,086 2004
78 Kazakhstan 1,070 2004
79 Austria 1,049 2004
80 Hungary 1,047 2004
81 Czech Republic 1,042 2004
82 Belarus 1,027 2004
83 Kenya 1,025 1999
84 Portugal 1,012 2004
85 Denmark 944 2004
86 Bangladesh 926 1998
87 Cyprus 910 2004
88 Lesotho 903 1996
89 Algeria 871 2003
90 Jordan 783 1989
91 Croatia 767 2004
92 Finland 722 2004
93 Bosnia and Herzegovina 700 2004
94 Fiji 680 1986
95 Qatar 664 1989
96 Laos 656 2002
97 Serbia and Montenegro 647 2003
98 Mauritius 633 1998
99 Nepal 627 1995
100 Swaziland 616 1992
101 Nigeria 614 1990
102 Netherlands Antilles 612 2003
103 Latvia 595 2004
104 Estonia 583 2004
105 Zambia 582 2001
106 Lithuania 570 2004
107 Turkmenistan 569 1999
108 Papua New Guinea 567 2000
109 Iceland 555 2004
110 Slovenia 550 2004
111 The Bahamas 540 1992
112 Andorra 539 2004
113 Saint Lucia 538 2001
114 Iraq 514 1986
115 Uzbekistan 494 2004
116 Aruba 491 2002
117 Malawi 440 2002
118 Democratic Republic of the Congo 397 1996
119 Moldova 372 2004
120 Ghana 358 1994
121 Kyrgyzstan 345 2004
122 Azerbaijan 339 2002
123 Madagascar 321 2004
124 Liberia 305 1993
125 Tanzania 279 1989
126 Armenia 256 2004
127 Tajikistan 253 2004
128 Uganda 223 1992
129 Monaco 219 2004
130 The Gambia 205 1985
131 Seychelles 196 2003
132 Liechtenstein 190 2002
133 Sierra Leone 187 1995
134 Dominica 172 1995
=135 Georgia 132 2004
=135 Burundi 132 2002
137 Guyana 129 1990
=138 Rwanda 124 1999
=138 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 124 1996
140 Samoa 115 2004
=141 Tonga 105 2002
=141 Kiribati 105 1999
143 Ethiopia 103 1995
=144 Belize 38 1989
=144 Solomon Islands 38 1989

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"Countries Compared by Government > Trademarks > Nonresidents. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Trademarks/Nonresidents

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