Annual Report 2017–2018 Helping make Canada a global centre of innovation
Trademarks statistics

Trademarks

Trademark turnaround time
2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015 2015–2016 2016–2017 2017–2018
Trademark turnaround time (in months) 27.1 27.0 28.7 27.4 26.5 28.2
Trademark applications
2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015 2015–2016 2016–2017 2017–2018
Trademark applications 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446 60,322
Trademark disposals
2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015 2015–2016 2016–2017 2017–2018
Trademark disposals 44,234 45,761 44,150 52,718 54,541 45,192
Trademark applications filed by language
2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015 2015–2016 2016–2017 2017–2018
English 45,303 46,249 47,541 49,213 51,327 56,018
French 3,822 3,883 3,640 4,019 4,119 4,304
Total 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446 60,322
Trademark applications filed and registered by province/territory
Filed Registered
Alberta 2,643 937
British Columbia 4,879 1,785
Manitoba 455 179
New Brunswick 247 101
Newfoundland and Labrador 86 38
Northwest Territories 5 3
Nova Scotia 425 133
Nunavut 6 6
Ontario 12,208 5,195
Prince Edward Island 56 23
Quebec 5,198 2,343
Saskatchewan 353 138
Yukon 12 4
Total 26,573 10,885
Top ten trademark applicants
Brandster Branding ltd. 405
Target Brands, Inc. 302
L'Oreal, Société Anonyme 220
The Procter & Gamble Company 187
Johnson & Johnson 151
Glaxo Group Limited 128
IGT, A Legal Entity 111
DKBT Holdings 110
Daimler AG, A Legal Entity 98
ADP Gauselmann GMBH 96
Hasbro, INC. 92
Top ten trademark registrants
L'Oreal, Société Anonyme 154
Avon NA IP LLC 119
The Procter & Gamble Company 92
Abercrombie & Fitch Trading CO. 47
IGT, A Legal Entity 45
LG Electronics Inc. 41
Nissan Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha (also Trading as Nissan Moto 41
RBC Ministries Corporation 40
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited 40
LIDL Stiftung & CO. KG 34
Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC 33
Trademark applications filed and registered by origin as stated by applicant
Filed Registered
Albania 2 0
Algeria 1 0
Andorra 2 0
Anguilla 1 2
Antigua and Barbuda 0 0
Argentina 18 13
Armenia 7 0
Aruba 0 0
Australia 706 308
Austria 138 84
Azerbaijan 0 0
Bahamas 22 4
Bahrain 1 0
Bangladesh 1 0
Barbados 29 14
Belarus 3 1
Belgium 160 72
Belize 11 13
Benin 0 0
Bermuda 43 15
Bolivia 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0
Brazil 67 30
British Virgin Islands 134 47
Brunei Darussalam 0 0
Bulgaria 17 1
Burkina Faso 0 0
Burundi 0 0
Cabo Verde 0 0
Canada 26,573 10,885
Cayman Islands 122 62
Central African Republic 0 0
Chad 0 0
Channel Islands 7 2
Chile 35 16
China 2,419 724
Colombia 14 10
Cook Islands 0 0
Costa Rica 4 3
Croatia 0 0
Cuba 4 4
Curaçao 12 10
Cyprus 30 13
Czech Republic 14 20
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 5 1
Denmark 215 61
Dominica 0 0
Dominican Republic 13 2
Ecuador 2 0
Egypt 7 1
El Salvador 0 3
Estonia 8 0
Ethiopia 0 0
Faroe Islands 0 0
Fiji 1 0
Finland 155 40
France 1,459 730
Gabon 0 0
Georgia 2 0
Germany 1,677 773
Gibraltar 7 2
Greece 20 8
Greenland 0 0
Grenada 1 0
Guam 0 0
Guatemala 2 1
Guernsey 5 2
Guinea 0 0
Guyana 0 1
Holy See 4 0
Honduras 0 1
Hungary 19 5
Iceland 14 3
India 139 48
Indonesia 9 3
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 12 1
Iraq 1 0
Ireland 165 60
Isle of Man 23 5
Israel 177 37
Italy 760 350
Jamaica 5 7
Japan 1,049 570
Jersey 4 0
Jordan 6 5
Kazakhstan 1 0
Kenya 2 0
Kuwait 6 0
Latvia 12 2
Lebanon 16 3
Liberia 1 0
Libya 0 0
Liechtenstein 26 8
Lithuania 6 1
Luxembourg 145 103
Macau 2 2
Macedonia 0 0
Madagascar 0 0
Malaysia 15 8
Malta 46 22
Marshal Islands 0 1
Martinique 0 0
Mauritius 10 0
Mexico 166 61
Monaco 21 17
Mongolia 1 0
Montenegro 0 0
Morocco 3 2
Namibia 0 0
Nepal 0 0
Netherlands 483 227
Netherlands Antilles 1 5
New Caledonia 0 0
New Zealand 131 80
Niger 0 0
Nigeria 2 2
Norway 106 25
Oman 3 1
Pakistan 4 14
Palestinian Territory, Occupied 0 3
Panama 11 2
Papua New Guinea 1 0
Paraguay 1 0
Peru 9 1
Philippines 11 4
Poland 39 16
Portugal 93 12
Puerto Rico 1 0
Qatar 4 4
Republic of Korea 486 244
Republic of Moldova 1 0
Republic of the Marshall Islands 0 0
Romania 6 2
Russian Federation 69 9
Réunion 0 0
Saint Helena 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 0
Saint Lucia 2 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0
Samoa 8 2
San Marino 1 0
Saudi Arabia 10 6
Senegal 0 0
Serbia 1 1
Seychelles 9 1
Singapore 120 48
Sint Maarten (Dutch side) 3 0
Slovakia 6 2
Slovenia 11 2
South Africa 36 18
Spain 292 136
Sri Lanka 2 8
Sudan 0 0
Swaziland 0 0
Sweden 370 153
Switzerland 1,036 403
Syrian Arab Republic 4 1
Taiwan 185 99
Tanzania (United Republic Of) 2 0
Thailand 36 14
Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China 415 163
Trinidad and Tobago 0 1
Tunisia 2 1
Turkey 81 42
Turks and Caicos Islands 1 2
Ukraine 17 2
United Arab Emirates 70 19
United Kingdom 1,690 673
United States of America 17,369 8,463
Uruguay 6 0
Uzbekistan 0 0
Vanuatu 0 0
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 3 0
Viet Nam 20 11
West Indies 8 1
Yemen 1 0
Yugoslavia 0 0
Zaire 0 0
Zambia 0 0
Zimbabwe 0 0
Total 60,322 26,226

Trademarks Opposition Board

Trademarks Opposition Board operational statistics
2012–2013 2013–2014 2014–2015 2015–2016 2016–2017 2017–2018
Statement of opposition filed 1,005 924 873 1,084 1,176 887
Opposition decisions rendered 213 165 192 143 118 94
Section 45 notices issued 610 698 743 727 866 746
Section 45 decisions rendered 468 540 597 609 677 761
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