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Industrial design statistics: 2019 to 2020

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

These tables provide an overview of industrial design activity, based on the latest available statistics.

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Applications

Figure 1: Industrial design applications
2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Industrial design applications 5,370 5,881 6,043 6,141 6,660 6,139 7,408

Disposals

Figure 2: Industrial design disposals
2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Industrial design disposals 4,741 6,864 6,224 6,317 5,560 6,056 5,514

Turnaround times

Figure 3: Average industrial design turnaround times for registration
2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Industrial designs turnaround time (in months) 12.6 11.8 10.5 9.8 10.5 12.7 13.7

Registrations by language

Industrial designs registered by language
Language 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
English 3,940 6,338 5,538 5,489 4,658 5,435 5,282
French 109 134 132 202 85 107 161
Total 4,049 6,472 5,670 5,691 4,743 5,542 5,343

Applications and registrations by province or territory

Industrial design applications filed and industrial designs registered by province or territory (fiscal year 2019 to 2020)
Province or territory Filed Registered
Alberta 49 45
British Columbia 88 63
Manitoba 10 15
New Brunswick 9 3
Newfoundland and Labrador 5 0
Northwest Territories 0 1
Nova Scotia 1 3
Nunavut 0 0
Ontario 330 242
Prince Edward Island 0 0
Quebec 182 178
Saskatchewan 8 7
Yukon 0 0
Total 682 561

Applications filed and registrations by origin as stated by the applicant

Industrial design applications filed and industrial designs registered by origin as stated by the applicant (fiscal year 2019 to 2020)
Origin Filed Registered
Australia 111 75
Austria 37 18
Barbados 19 20
Belgium 23 19
Bermuda 1 2
Brazil 1 8
Canada 682 561
Cayman Islands 0 2
Chile 1 0
China 255 176
Colombia 1 0
Croatia 1 0
Cyprus 88 36
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 0 1
Denmark 76 9
Ecuador 1 0
Estonia 7 1
Faroe Islands 1 0
Finland 50 20
France 240 137
Germany 374 181
Greece 2 1
Hong Kong 21 86
Hungary 2 7
Iceland 4 0
India 17 6
Ireland 9 15
Israel 61 43
Italy 150 103
Japan 202 231
Latvia 0 1
Lebanon 2 0
Liechtenstein 24 1
Lithuania 5 0
Luxembourg 76 24
Macao 1 6
Malaysia 1 0
Malta 0 2
Mexico 9 4
Netherlands 89 61
New Zealand 49 19
Norway 49 20
Poland 15 2
Portugal 6 4
Puerto Rico 1 5
Republic of Korea 120 32
Romania 0 1
Russian Federation 7 8
Serbia 6 0
Seychelles 1 0
Singapore 14 11
Slovenia 19 0
South Africa 22 2
Spain 23 6
Sweden 123 133
Switzerland 375 174
Taiwan 38 19
Taiwan 10 7
Thailand 1 0
Turkey 21 13
Ukraine 7 3
United Arab Emirates 7 0
United Kingdom 236 142
United States of America 3,611 2,884
Virgin Islands, British 4 1
Total 7,408 5,343

Top 10 applicants

Top 10 industrial design applicants (fiscal year 2019 to 2020)
Applicant Number of applications filed
Magic Leap, Inc. 276
Harry Winston SA 153
Delta Faucet Company 113
Kronoplus Limited 59
Apple Inc. 55
Patientory, Inc. 55
The Gillette Company LLC 55
TBL Licensing LLC 48
LG Electronics Inc. 47
Bugatti International S.A. 46

Top 10 registered proprietors

Top 10 industrial design registered proprietors (fiscal year 2019 to 2020)
Registered proprietors Number of applications registered
Delta Faucet Company 177
Gamblit Gamin, LLC 105
GM Global Technology Operations LLC 62
Honda Motor Co. Limited 60
Volvo Lastvagnar AB 59
Google LLC 54
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 48
Byton Limited 47
Apple Inc. 42
Ford Global Technologies LLC 42
Magic Leap Inc. 38
Kronoplus Limited 38
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