2015-2016 — Monthly production statistics

The following are monthly statistics that present the volume of inputs, outputs, and number of files in inventory for patents, trademarks and industrial designs. In addition to the corporate statistics published in our annual report, these monthly statistics may be of interest to IP professionals and other IP stakeholders.

March 2016 Year-to-date
(April 2015 – March 2016)
Patents
Applications filed 3 107 38 968
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 25 046 n/a
Granted 1 620 22 495
Trademarks
Applications filed 5 240 52 834
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 25 720 n/a
Approvals 4 560 52 595
Registrations 2 945 33 026
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 634 6 043
Inventory 5 188 n/a
Allowances 607 5 811
Q4 - (2015-2016)
January February March Q4
Patents
Applications filed 3 457 2 709 3 107 9 273
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 26 162 25 474 25 046 n/a
Granted 2 386 1 964 1 620 5 970
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 054 3 941 5 240 13 235
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 26 892 25 523 25 720 n/a
Approvals 4 218 2 900 4 560 11 678
Registrations 3 099 2 423 2 945 8 467
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 503 495 634 1 632
Inventory 5 180 5 177 5 188 n/a
Allowances 514 385 607 1 509
Q3 - (2015-2016)
October November December Q3
Patents
Applications filed 2 973 2 903 2 667 8 543
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 27 826 27 226 26 625 n/a
Granted 1 823 2 789 2 206 6 818
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 654 3 897 4 780 13 331
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 27 444 26 984 27 731 n/a
Approvals 4 423 4 016 4 491 12 930
Registrations 3 308 2 842 2 855 9 005
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 556 533 525 1 614
Inventory 5 080 5 129 5 163 n/a
Allowances 544 530 438 1 512
Q2 - (2015-2016)
July August September Q2
Patents
Applications filed 3 297 3 144 4 972 11 413
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 27 733 27 908 27 494 n/a
Granted 1 379 1 274 1 242 3 895
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 768 4 621 4 172 13 561
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 29 505 29 045 28 304 n/a
Approvals 5 248 3 744 3 617 12 609
Registrations 2 490 2 708 2 875 8 073
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 540 424 444 1 408
Inventory 5 096 5 144 5 134 n/a
Allowances 504 404 424 1 332
Q1 - (2015-2016)
April May June Q1
Patents
Applications filed 2 899 3 316 3 524 9 739
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 28 396 27 876 27 513 n/a
Granted 1 736 1 605 2 471 5 812
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 388 3 310 5 009 12 707
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 28 050 27 870 28 769 n/a
Approvals 6 457 4 472 4 449 15 378
Registrations 2 485 2 313 2 683 7 481
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 478 450 461 1 389
Inventory 5 278 5 190 5 106 n/a
Allowances 481 501 479 1 461

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