Annual Report 2014–2015
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Trademarks

Trademark applications
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Trademark applications 49,484 49,125 50,132 51,181
Trademark disposals
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Trademark disposals 44,478 44,234 45,761 44,150
Trademark applications filed by language
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
English 45,541 45,303 46,249 47,541
French 3,943 3,822 3,883 3,640
Total 49,484 49,125 50,132 51,181
Trademark applications filed and registered by province/territory
Filed Registered
Alberta 1,979 970
British Columbia 3,428 1,562
Manitoba 367 179
New Brunswick 277 123
Newfoundland & Labrador 73 32
Northwest Territories 7 2
Nova Scotia 322 119
Nunavut 1 1
Ontario 10,315 5,263
Prince Edward Island 61 29
Quebec 4,249 2,373
Saskatchewan 342 125
Yukon 5 4
Total 21,426 10,782
Top ten trademark applicants
Glaxo Group Limited 289
The Procter & Gamble Company 269
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 184
Homer TLC, Inc. 154
Johnson & Johnson 145
Daimler AG 111
GTECH Canada ULC 110
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. 108
IGT 105
Novartis AG 101
Top ten trademark registrants
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 210
The Procter & Gamble Company 139
Johnson & Johnson 68
Apple Inc. 53
LG Electronics Inc. 52
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited 51
Société des produits Nestlé S.A. 49
Microsoft Corporation 46
Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management, Inc. 42
Nachurs Alpine Solutions, Corp. (A Delaware Corporation) 40
Trademark applications filed and registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Afghanistan 1 0
Angola 0 2
Anguilla 0 1
Argentina 34 11
Armenia 1 0
Aruba 0 1
Australia 571 226
Austria 119 62
Azerbaijan 3 0
Bahamas 20 5
Barbados 41 24
Belarus 5 5
Belgium 113 85
Belize 14 1
Bermuda 38 14
Brazil 56 23
Bulgaria 16 9
Canada 21,426 10,782
Cayman Islands 68 35
Chad 1 0
Channel Islands 6 1
Chile 38 24
China 869 408
Colombia 14 17
Costa Rica 1 0
Cuba 4 0
Curaçao 19 0
Cyprus 20 12
Czech Republic 10 21
Democratic People'S Republic Of Korea 8 0
Denmark 215 74
Dominican Republic 18 6
Ecuador 1 7
Egypt 4 0
El Salvador 1 4
Estonia 2 3
Faroe Islands 0 1
Fiji 1 0
Finland 76 46
France 1,230 800
French Polynesia 1 0
Georgia 1 0
Germany 1,574 742
Gibraltar 6 2
Greece 10 10
Guatemala 2 1
Guernsey 8 1
Guyana 3 0
Haiti 0 1
Hong Kong, China 248 85
Hungary 12 1
Iceland 11 2
India 117 30
Indonesia 8 4
Ireland 191 59
Isle Of Man 8 10
Israel 108 34
Italy 651 318
Jamaica 7 0
Japan 1 081 558
Jersey 2 4
Jordan 10 0
Kenya 1 1
Kuwait 2 0
Latvia 1 2
Lebanon 7 7
Liechtenstein 31 14
Lithuania 4 1
Luxembourg 190 77
Macau 2 2
Malaysia 16 11
Malta 32 8
Marshal Islands 1 4
Mauritius 8 10
Mexico 214 66
Monaco 31 20
Morocco 3 0
Netherlands 374 242
Netherlands Antilles 6 3
New Zealand 114 43
Nicaragua 1 1
Nigeria 0 1
Norway 62 29
Pakistan 21 3
Palestinian Territory, Occupied 3 1
Panama 12 2
Papua New Guinea 1 0
Paraguay 3 0
Peru 4 1
Philippines 20 24
Poland 40 13
Portugal 70 20
Puerto Rico 5 8
Qatar 10 3
Republic Of Korea 336 235
Republic Of Moldova 1 0
Romania 7 10
Russian Federation 23 25
Saint Lucia 1 1
Saint Pierre And Miquelon 1 0
Samoa 1 2
San Marino 1 1
Saudi Arabia 32 5
Seychelles 4 0
Singapore 96 63
Slovakia 7 3
Slovenia 2 7
South Africa 48 28
Spain 255 134
Sri Lanka 11 3
Sweden 255 118
Switzerland 915 421
Syrian Arab Republic 1 0
Taiwan 221 104
Thailand 15 18
Trinidad And Tobago 1 3
Tunisia 2 0
Turkey 59 26
Turks And Caicos Islands 1 1
Ukraine 12 1
United Arab Emirates 35 18
United Kingdom 1 501 604
United States Minor Outlying Islands 1 1
United States Of America 16,792 8,505
Uruguay 6 2
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic Of 1 5
Viet Nam 16 17
Virgin Islands (British) 96 59
West Indies 13 4
Total 51,181 25,613

Trademark Opposition Board

Trademark Opposition Board operational statistics
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Statement of opposition filed 1,051 1,005 924 873
Opposition decisions rendered 214 213 165 192
Section 45 notices issued 650 610 698 743
Section 45 decisions rendered 527 468 540 597
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