Annual report 2016-2017 Empowering innovation through IP
Trademarks statistics

Trademarks

Trademark turnaround time
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Trademark turnaround time 27.1 27.0 28.7 27.4 26.5
Trademark applications
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Trademark applications 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446
Trademark disposals
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Trademark disposals 44,234 45,761 44,150 52,718 54,541
Trademark applications filed by language
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
English 45,303 46,249 47,541 49,213 51,327
French 3,822 3,883 3,640 4,019 4,119
Total 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446
Trademark applications filed and registered by province/territory
Filed Registered
Alberta 2,301 1,360
British Columbia 4,001 2,274
Manitoba 415 290
New Brunswick 238 150
Newfoundland & Labrador 80 55
Northwest Territories 23 0
Nova Scotia 342 209
Nunavut 5 1
Ontario 11,123 7,198
Prince Edward Island 60 27
Quebec 5,086 3,229
Saskatchewan 394 186
Yukon 7 6
Total 24,075 14,985
Top ten trademark applicants
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 257
The Procter & Gamble Company 173
Glaxo Group Limited 152
Home Depot International, Inc. 147
Avon NA IP LLC 131
IGT, A Legal Entity 107
Johnson & Johnson 104
LG Electronics Inc. 94
Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co. 89
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. 88
Canada Protection Plan Inc. 76
Top ten trademark registrants
The Procter & Gamble Company 129
L'Oréal, Société Anonyme 129
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited 93
Societe des produits Nestle S.A. 62
Apple Inc. 58
Johnson & Johnson 57
LIDL Stiftung & Co. KG 47
Doterra Holdings, LLC 47
Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co. 45
Samsung Electronics Co., LTD. 45
Trademark applications filed and registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Algeria 0 0
Andorra 1 0
Anguilla 2 1
Antigua 0 2
Argentina 38 43
Armenia 0 2
Aruba 0 1
Australia 662 370
Austria 155 101
Azerbaijan 0 1
Bahamas 12 11
Bahrain 2 0
Barbados 33 22
Belarus 5 5
Belgium 176 94
Belize 8 5
Benin 0 0
Bermuda 44 25
Bolivia 1 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0
Brazil 47 62
British Virgin Islands 94 58
Brunei Darussalam 1 0
Bulgaria 5 3
Burkina Faso 0 0
Burundi 0 0
Cabo Verde 0 0
Canada 24,075 14,985
Cayman Islands 94 79
Central African Republic 0 0
Chile 37 33
China 1,559 777
Colombia 19 12
Cook Islands 0 0
Costa Rica 3 1
Croatia 4 2
Cuba 1 2
Cyprus 26 21
Czech Republic 36 10
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 3 1
Denmark 178 105
Dominica 0 0
Dominican Republic 6 6
Ecuador 0 2
Egypt 4 2
El Salvador 0 0
Estonia 4 7
Faroe Islands 0 0
Finland 132 52
France 1,401 886
Gabon 1 0
Georgia 3 0
Germany 1,641 906
Gibraltar 6 6
Greece 26 8
Guatemala 2 0
Guinea 0 0
Guyana 2 1
Honduras 0 0
Hungary 20 3
Iceland 12 2
India 114 45
Indonesia 6 2
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 6 2
Ireland 196 71
Isle of Man 14 16
Israel 151 74
Italy 729 462
Jamaica 6 6
Japan 1,059 591
Jersey 10 6
Jordan 7 3
Kazakhstan 9 0
Kenya 0 0
Kuwait 3 2
Latvia 2 1
Lebanon 6 6
Liechtenstein 19 20
Lithuania 4 0
Luxembourg 176 163
Macedonia 0 0
Madagascar 0 0
Malaysia 19 16
Malta 17 22
Mauritius 12 3
Mexico 184 68
Monaco 19 12
Morocco 6 2
Nambia 1 0
Nepal 0 0
Netherlands 467 263
Netherlands Antilles 0 0
New Caledonia 0 0
New Zealand 158 77
Niger 0 0
Nigeria 9 0
Norway 86 50
Oman 0 0
Pakistan 9 11
Panama 20 3
Paraguay 1 1
Peru 11 5
Philippines 15 23
Poland 41 15
Portugal 49 40
Qatar 16 8
Republic of Korea 556 244
Republic of the Marshall Islands 0 0
Romania 13 3
Russian Federation 38 22
Saint Helena 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 0
Saint Lucia 5 5
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines 0 0
Samoa 3 1
San Marino 1 1
Saudi Arabia 11 6
Senegal 0 0
Serbia 3 0
Seychelles 9 3
Singapore 159 77
Slovakia 3 4
Slovenia 12 5
South Africa 30 27
Spain 278 195
Sri Lanka 12 7
Sudan 0 0
Swaziland 0 1
Sweden 286 196
Switzerland 876 574
Syrian Arab Republic 2 0
Taiwan 201 181
Thailand 17 16
The Hong Kong Special Admin. Region of the People 270 198
Trinidad and Tobago 3 1
Tunisia 4 0
Turkey 67 59
Turks and Caicos Islands 10 6
Ukraine 10 3
United Arab Emirates 44 17
United Kingdom 1,622 843
United States of America 16,599 10,628
Uruguay 1 1
Uzbekistan 0 0
Vanuatu 0 0
Vatican City State (Holy See) 0 0
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 1 2
Viet Nam 11 12
Yugoslavia 0 0
Zaire 0 0
Zambia 0 0
Zimbabwe 0 0
Albania 0 1
Bangladesh 4 1
Chad 0 1
Channel Islands 3 1
Curaçao 7 4
Ethiopia 1 1
Fiji 4 1
Greenland 2 0
Guam 1 0
Guernsey 1 4
Iraq 1 0
Libya 1 0
Macau 9 1
Martinique 1 0
Mongolia 10 0
Montenegro 0 1
Papua New Guinea 0 1
Puerto Rico 0 2
Republic of Moldova 1 1
Reunion 3 0
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1 0
West Indies 1 1
Total 55,446 34,164

Trademark Opposition Board

Trademark Opposition Board operational statistics
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Statement of opposition filed 1,005 924 873 1,084 1,176
Opposition decisions rendered 213 165 192 143 118
Section 45 notices issued 610 698 743 727 866
Section 45 decisions rendered 468 540 597 609 677
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