Former Soviet republics Compared by Economy > Trademark applications > International applications

DEFINITION: Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Madrid trademark applications are those received by the national or regional IP office as a result of an international application filed via the WIPO-administered Madrid System.".


1 Russia 16,791 2008
2 Ukraine 10,648 2008
3 Belarus 6,733 2008
4 Moldova 4,350 2008
5 Kazakhstan 4,336 2008
6 Georgia 3,982 2008
7 Azerbaijan 3,805 2008
8 Lithuania 3,520 2008
9 Armenia 3,292 2008
10 Kyrgyzstan 3,216 2008
11 Latvia 3,181 2008
12 Uzbekistan 3,024 2008
13 Estonia 2,852 2008
14 Turkmenistan 2,819 2008
15 Tajikistan 2,284 2008


Former Soviet republics Compared by Economy > Trademark applications > International applications


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