Annual Report 2014–2015
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Copyrights and industrial designs

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Copyrights

Copyright applications
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Copyright applications 8,212 8,069 8,314 7,638
Copyrights disposals
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Copyrights disposals 8,353 8,073 8,310 7,640
Copyright applications filed by language
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
English 6,938 6,787 6,944 6,278
French 1,274 1,282 1,370 1,360
Total 8,212 8,069 8,314 7,638
Copyright applications filed and registered by province/territory
Province Filed Registered
Alberta 713 713
British Columbia 1,077 1,072
Manitoba 176 172
New Brunswick 84 84
Newfoundland and Labrador 43 43
Northwest Territories 3 3
Nova Scotia 147 146
Ontario 2,734 2,729
Prince Edward Island 13 13
Quebec 1,718 1,709
Saskatchewan 122 124
Yukon Territory 14 14
Total 6,844 6,822
Copyrights registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Angola 1 1
Australia 14 14
Belgium 1 1
Bermuda 26 26
Brazil 3 3
Canada 6,844 6,822
China 16 16
Cook Islands 1 1
France 19 19
Germany 3 3
Hong Kong 64 64
Hungary 0 0
India 1 1
Iran 0 0
Ireland 3 3
Italy 3 3
Japan 11 11
Kazakstan 1 1
Madagascar 0 0
Malta 1 1
Philippines 2 2
Qatar 0 0
Korea 1 1
Russian 1 1
Serbia 1 1
South Africa 0 0
Spain 2 2
Sweden 1 1
Switzerland 17 17
Taiwan 6 6
Turkey 2 2
United Arab Emirates 10 10
United Kingdom 22 22
United States of America 560 560
Venezuela 1 1
Vietnam 1 1
Total 7,638 7,617
Top ten copyright applicants
YM Inc. 119
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 109
KMA Concepts Limited 64
Groupe Éducalivres inc. 64
André Vachon 38
Sony Pictures Television, Inc. 29
Béliveau Éditeur 24
Adobe Systems Incorporated 23
TVBO Production Limited 23
Nintendo of America Inc. 22

Industrial designs

Industrial design applications
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Industrial design applications 5,170 5,389 5,370 5,881
Industrial design disposals
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Industrial design disposals 4,968 4,516 4,741 6,864
Industrial designs registered by language
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
English 4,515 3,960 3,940 6,338
French 125 92 109 134
Total 4,640 4,052 4,049 6,472
Industrial designs filed and registered by province/territory
Province Filed Registered
Alberta 64 58
British Columbia 72 103
Manitoba 15 18
New Brunswick 14 19
Newfoundland & Labrador 1 1
Northwest Territories 1 1
Nova Scotia 8 9
Ontario 410 529
Prince Edward Island 2 2
Quebec 229 234
Saskatchewan 8 4
Total 824 978
Industrial designs filed and registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Argentina 0 0
Aruba 0 0
Australia 77 121
Austria 23 19
Barbados 17 14
Belgium 25 27
Bermuda 8 6
Brazil 17 3
Bulgaria 1 1
Canada 824 978
Cayman Island 1 3
Chile 0 0
China 100 72
Colombia 0 0
Croatia 0 0
Curaçao 0 2
Cyprus 0 3
Czech Republic 2 3
Denmark 22 25
Egypt 0 1
Estonia 4 2
Finland 39 39
France 146 148
Germany 201 201
Greece 0 1
Hong Kong, SAR, People's Republic of China 60 24
Hungary 0 5
Iceland 1 0
Iran, Islamic Rebublic of 0 0
India 5 0
Ireland 14 7
Isle of Man 0 0
Israel 23 30
Italy 75 95
Japan 174 252
Latvia 0 0
Liechtenstein 7 5
Lithunia 1 0
Luxembourg 18 24
Malta 0 1
Malaysia 0 0
Mexico 10 1
Netherlands 27 37
New Zealand 24 20
Nigeria 0 0
Norway 29 27
Panama 0 0
Philippines 1 3
Poland 3 3
Portugal 4 4
Republic of Korea 93 172
Russian Federation 3 1
Singapore 10 14
Slovakia 1 0
Slovénie 1 2
South Africa 1 5
Spain 22 20
Sweden 83 93
Switzerland 204 182
Taiwan 28 23
Thailand 4 2
Turkey 0 6
United Arab Emirates 2 4
United Kingdom 183 172
United States of America 3,248 3,552
Viet Nam 0 0
Virgin Islands, British 15 17
Total 5,881 6,472
Top ten industrial design applicants
Apple Inc. 157
NIKE, Inc. 107
Harry Winston SA 90
Ford Global Technologies, LLC 85
Target Brands, Inc. 72
Microsoft Corporation 66
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. 55
Masco Corporation of Indiana 50
Philips Electronics Ltd. 50
AliphCom 48
Top ten industrial design registrants
NIKE, Inc. 202
Microsoft Corporation 197
Research In Motion Limited 151
BSH Home Appliances Corporation 109
Target Brands, Inc. 81
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 80
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 75
Masco Corporation of Indiana 75
Apple Inc. 71
Nike International Ltd 68
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