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.

January 2018 Year-to-date
(April 2017 – March 2018)
Patents
Applications filed 3,665 30,571
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 22,229 n/a
Granted 2,021 20,511
Trademarks
Applications filed 4,606 49,712
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 51,380 n/a
Approvals 3,017 24,206
Registrations 2,263 22,555
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 493 5,471
Inventory n/a n/a
Allowances 298 4,204
Q4 - (2017-2018)
January February March Q4
Patents
Applications filed 3,665 n/a n/a 3,665
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 22,229 n/a n/a 0
Granted 2,021 n/a n/a 2,021
Trademarks
Applications filed 4,606 n/a n/a 4,606
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 51,380 n/a n/a 0
Approvals 3,017 n/a n/a 3,017
Registrations 2,263 n/a n/a 2,263
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 493 n/a n/a 493
Inventory n/a n/a n/a 0
Allowances 298 n/a n/a 298
Q3 - (2017-2018)
October November December Q3
Patents
Applications filed 2,954 3,058 2,861 8,873
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 22,580 22,496 22,298 n/a
Granted 2,297 2,016 2,148 6,461
Trademarks
Applications filed 5,233 4,796 4,919 14,948
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 47,380 48,837 50,241 n/a
Approvals 1,956 3,214 2,483 7,653
Registrations 2,171 1,958 1,601 5,730
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 598 506 493 1,597
Inventory 6,064 6,108 6,277 n/a
Allowances 499 404 295 1,198
Q2 - (2017-2018)
July August September Q2
Patents
Applications filed 2 955 2 872 2 983 8 810
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 21 981 22 072 22 758 n/a
Granted 2 553 1 926 1 938 6 417
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 804 5 632 4 796 15 232
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 42 031 44 189 45 663 n/a
Approvals 2 351 2 488 2 091 6 930
Registrations 2 451 2 522 2 069 7 042
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 546 540 578 1 664
Inventory 5 788 5 890 5 965 n/a
Allowances 551 425 534 1 510
Q1 - (2017-2018)
April May June Q1
Patents
Applications filed 2 382 3 788 3 053 9 223
Inventory (Requests for Examination (RE) awaiting 1st action) 21 188 21 756 21 744 n/a
Granted 1 535 2 113 1 964 5 612
Trademarks
Applications filed 4 735 4 529 5 662 14 926
Inventory (From Filed to 1st Action) 35 178 37 157 39 484 n/a
Approvals 1 936 2 282 2 388 6 606
Registrations 2 251 2 732 2 537 7 520
Industrial Designs
Applications filed 493 598 626 1 717
Inventory 5 445 5 755 5 851 n/a
Allowances 298 413 487 1 198

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