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Government > Trademarks > Residents: 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 527,591 2004
2 United States 213,495 2004
3 Japan 110,270 2004
4 South Korea 91,935 2004
5 Brazil 81,036 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 77,109.67 2002
6 Germany 62,576 2004
7 Argentina 61,953 2003
8 India 60,985 1999
9 France 57,784 2003
10 Spain 52,718 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 46,848.45 2000
11 Mexico 41,813 2004
12 Italy 39,459 2000
13 Australia 37,202 2004
14 Turkey 30,136 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 28,669.46 2001
15 Chile 24,867 1996
16 Russia 23,571 2004
17 United Kingdom 23,186 2004
18 Thailand 22,612 2003
19 Belgium 21,010 2002
20 Canada 17,719 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 16,560.43 1996
21 Indonesia 16,251 1996
NATO countries average (profile) 15,814.14 2001
22 North Korea 14,239 1992
European Union average (profile) 14,146.7 2001
23 Poland 13,776 2004
24 Venezuela 13,313 2000
25 Ukraine 11,516 2004
26 South Africa 10,334 1996
27 Romania 10,298 2004
28 Iran 9,858 2001
29 Czech Republic 9,365 2004
30 Malaysia 9,082 1997
31 New Zealand 8,426 2004
32 Pakistan 8,319 2004
33 Peru 8,227 2003
34 Portugal 8,123 2004
35 Switzerland 7,665 2001
36 Hong Kong 7,374 2003
37 Austria 7,336 2004
38 Colombia 7,265 2001
39 Philippines 6,861 2004
40 Sweden 6,603 2001
41 Bulgaria 5,978 2004
42 Paraguay 5,958 1993
43 Ecuador 5,571 2004
44 Greece 5,290 2002
45 Singapore 4,839 2004
46 Uruguay 4,589 2003
47 Hungary 4,293 2004
48 Denmark 4,185 2004
49 Sri Lanka 3,989 2003
50 Panama 3,899 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3,755.46 2004
51 Bangladesh 3,629 1998
52 Vietnam 3,483 2000
53 Norway 3,316 2001
54 Guatemala 3,048 2001
55 Costa Rica 2,942 1993
56 Slovakia 2,912 2004
57 Kazakhstan 2,908 2004
58 Finland 2,598 2004
59 Morocco 2,553 2000
60 Belarus 2,410 2004
61 Lithuania 1,929 2004
62 El Salvador 1,699 1997
63 Slovenia 1,615 2004
64 Armenia 1,598 2004
65 Moldova 1,574 2004
66 Algeria 1,488 2003
67 Nigeria 1,392 1990
68 Latvia 1,290 2004
69 Ireland 1,285 2003
70 Croatia 1,283 2004
71 Estonia 1,241 2004
72 Honduras 1,149 2003
73 Nicaragua 1,142 2000
74 Serbia and Montenegro 1,085 2003
75 Tunisia 984 1996
76 Bolivia 670 1995
77 Jamaica 663 2002
78 Nepal 540 1995
79 Cyprus 525 2004
80 Iceland 515 2004
81 Mauritius 475 1998
82 Iraq 474 1986
83 Saudi Arabia 456 1989
84 Uzbekistan 438 2004
85 Mongolia 423 2004
86 Kenya 418 1999
87 Malta 416 2002
88 Jordan 414 1989
89 Madagascar 411 2004
90 Cambodia 409 2004
=91 Bahrain 379 2003
=91 Cuba 379 2004
93 Trinidad and Tobago 340 2002
94 Democratic Republic of the Congo 312 1996
95 Monaco 310 2004
96 Macau 273 2004
97 Bosnia and Herzegovina 267 2004
98 Ethiopia 239 1995
99 Oman 220 1994
100 Israel 215 2004
101 Zambia 213 2001
102 Andorra 202 2004
103 Liechtenstein 181 2002
104 Ghana 171 1994
105 Haiti 150 1999
106 Georgia 148 2004
107 Azerbaijan 144 2002
108 Malawi 138 2002
109 Fiji 137 1986
110 Kyrgyzstan 133 2004
111 Barbados 127 1999
112 Netherlands Antilles 126 2003
113 Sudan 113 1985
114 Turkmenistan 109 1999
115 Brunei 106 1997
116 Tanzania 98 1989
117 Angola 93 1992
118 Aruba 89 2002
119 Suriname 69 1996
=120 Liberia 65 1993
=120 Tajikistan 65 2004
=122 Qatar 57 1989
=122 Namibia 57 1993
124 Saint Lucia 54 2001
125 The Bahamas 53 1992
126 Papua New Guinea 35 2000
127 Uganda 26 1992
=128 Sierra Leone 25 1995
=128 Laos 25 2002
=130 Guinea 20 1991
=130 Burundi 20 2002
132 Seychelles 16 2003
133 Lesotho 15 1996
=134 Dominica 13 1995
=134 Guyana 13 1990
136 Samoa 11 2003
137 Belize 10 1989
138 Rwanda 5 1999
139 The Gambia 2 1985
=140 Zimbabwe 1 2001
=140 Tonga 1 2002

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

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