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2020 Trademark Statistics – A Recap
Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2020
|Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed||394,839|
|Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined||451,770|
|Total Number of Trademark Applications Published||362,196|
|Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered||238,147|
Yearly Trademark Statistics – A Comparison
|Particulars||1st Jan 2019-31st Dec 2019||1st Jan 2020-31st Dec 2020||Change in %|
|Total Applications Filed||336198||394839||An increase of 17.4%|
|Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office||382950||451770||An increase of 18%|
|Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings||237032||75931||A decrease of 68%|
|Total Applications Published in the Trademark Journal||380924||362196||A decrease of 5%|
|Total Registrations Granted||302721||238147||A decrease of 21%|
|Total Hearing Notices Issued||395156||5953||A decrease of 98%|
|Total Renewal Notices Issued||103230||98299||A decrease of 5%|
As we can see from the table above, there has been an increase of 17.4% in the total number of new trademark applications filed in the year 2020 as compared to 2019. However, there has been a 21% decrease in the total registrations granted in the year 2020 as compared to 2019.
Further, the total number of applications disposed through showcause hearing in 2020 has taken a huge dip compared to 2019. This decrease may be attributed to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Authored and compiled by Shreya Chaddha & Uma T.S
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