Annual report 2015-2016 Fuelling global innovation
Trademarks statistics

Trademarks

Trademark applications
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Trademark applications 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232
Trademark disposals
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Trademark disposals 44,234 45,761 44,150 52,718
Trademark applications filed by language
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
English 45,303 46,249 47,541 49,213
French 3,822 3,883 3,640 4,019
Total 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232
Trademark applications filed and registered by province/territory
Filed Registered
Alberta 2,206 1,256
British Columbia 3,760 2,075
Manitoba 433 246
New Brunswick 244 137
Newfoundland & Labrador 93 31
Northwest Territories 11 2
Nova Scotia 321 181
Nunavut 9 2
Ontario 10,946 6,577
Prince Edward Island 51 36
Quebec 4,706 3,060
Saskatchewan 291 213
Yukon 11 3
Total 23,082 13,819
Top ten trademark applicants
Homer TLC, Inc. 244
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 219
The Procter & Gamble Company 201
Glaxo Group Limited 147
Novartis AG 111
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP 90
Johnson & Johnson 87
IGT, A Legal Entity 85
Unilever Canada, Inc 81
Philosophy, Inc. 74
Top ten trademark registrants
The Procter & Gamble Company 188
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 128
LIDL Stiftung & Co. KG 79
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 65
PFIP, LLC 53
Johnson & Johnson 51
Hewlett-Packard Development 51
Naka Herbs & Vitamins LTD. 49
Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co. 47
Amorepacific Corporation 45
Trademark applications filed and registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Afghanistan 0 0
Angola 1 0
Anguilla 2 2
Argentina 48 13
Armenia 2 0
Aruba 0 0
Australia 569 373
Austria 139 83
Azerbaijan 1 0
Bahamas 8 10
Barbados 23 31
Belarus 3 5
Belgium 137 87
Belize 3 4
Bermuda 37 29
Brazil 77 22
Bulgaria 13 7
Canada 23,082 13,819
Cayman Islands 160 23
Chad 0 0
Channel Islands 5 5
Chile 56 20
China 1,141 639
Colombia 31 11
Costa Rica 2 0
Cuba 3 1
Curaçao 13 5
Cyprus 13 29
Czech Republic 29 18
Democratic People'S Republic Of Korea 33 2
Denmark 196 105
Dominican Republic 5 6
Ecuador 3 0
Egypt 4 1
El Salvador 7 1
Estonia 14 2
Faroe Islands 0 0
Fiji 3 2
Finland 105 39
France 1,335 930
French Polynesia 0 1
Georgia 1 0
Germany 1,445 883
Gibraltar 5 3
Greece 8 11
Guatemala 1 5
Guernsey 3 0
Guyana 1 3
Haiti 0 1
Hong Kong, China 294 158
Hungary 6 8
Iceland 9 4
India 141 53
Indonesia 10 5
Ireland 170 79
Isle Of Man 13 11
Israel 86 63
Italy 626 473
Jamaica 8 7
Japan 944 757
Jersey 4 4
Jordan 5 4
Kenya 0 0
Kuwait 1 0
Latvia 1 1
Lebanon 3 4
Liechtenstein 19 15
Lithuania 3 3
Luxembourg 183 128
Macau 5 0
Malaysia 26 7
Malta 49 14
Marshal Islands 2 1
Mauritius 6 2
Mexico 184 104
Monaco 15 29
Morocco 6 0
Netherlands 430 265
Netherlands Antilles 1 1
New Zealand 118 76
Nicaragua 1 1
Nigeria 3 1
Norway 72 56
Pakistan 4 15
Palestinian Territory, Occupied 0 0
Panama 20 11
Papua New Guinea 1 0
Paraguay 0 2
Peru 3 1
Philippines 24 12
Poland 30 13
Portugal 60 48
Puerto Rico 5 1
Qatar 6 4
Republic Of Korea 366 272
Republic Of Moldova 1 0
Romania 9 3
Russian Federation 18 51
Saint Lucia 1 5
Saint Pierre And Miquelon 0 0
Samoa 2 2
San Marino 0 0
Saudi Arabia 11 10
Seychelles 5 2
Singapore 103 65
Slovakia 9 1
Slovenia 7 6
South Africa 35 33
Spain 316 210
Sri Lanka 16 5
Sweden 282 190
Switzerland 806 556
Syrian Arab Republic 5 1
Taiwan 175 162
Thailand 25 26
Trinidad And Tobago 1 0
Tunisia 0 0
Turkey 84 34
Turks And Caicos Islands 7 3
Ukraine 5 3
United Arab Emirates 87 13
United Kingdom 1,549 764
United States Minor Outlying Islands 0 0
United States Of America 16,812 10,843
Uruguay 3 2
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic Of 2 0
Viet Nam 10 17
Virgin Islands (British) 84 51
West Indies 4 7
Others 28 17
Total 53,232 33,026

Trademark Opposition Board

Trademark Opposition Board operational statistics
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Statement of opposition filed 1,005 924 873 1,084
Opposition decisions rendered 213 165 192 143
Section 45 notices issued 610 698 743 727
Section 45 decisions rendered 468 540 597 609
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