Industrial design statistics

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
2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Industrial design applications 5,389 5,370 5,881 6,043 6,141 6,660 6,139

Disposals

Figure 2: Industrial design disposals
2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Industrial design disposals 4,516 4,741 6,864 6,224 6,317 5,560 6,056

Turnaround times

Figure 3: Average industrial design turnaround times for registration
2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Industrial designs turnaround time (in months) 9.6 12.6 11.8 10.5 9.8 10.5 12.7

Registrations by language

Industrial designs registered by language
Language 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
English 3,960 3,940 6,338 5,538 5,489 4,658 5,435
French 92 109 134 132 202 85 107
Total 4,052 4,049 6,472 5,670 5,691 4,743 5,542

Applications and registrations by province or territory

Industrial design applications filed and industrial designs registered by province or territory (fiscal year 2018 to 2019)
Province or territory Filed Registered
Alberta 53 56
British Columbia 98 90
Manitoba 14 13
New Brunswick 5 12
Newfoundland and Labrador 0 2
Northwest Territories 0 0
Nova Scotia 4 3
Nunavut 0 0
Ontario 286 284
Prince Edward Island 0 0
Quebec 238 164
Saskatchewan 9 11
Yukon 0 0
Total 707 635

Applications filed and registrations by country as stated by the applicant

Industrial design applications filed and industrial designs registered by country as stated by the applicant (fiscal year 2018 to 2019)
Country Filed Registered
Australia 108 64
Austria 12 11
Barbados 26 38
Belarus 0 1
Belgium 18 28
Bermuda 1 1
Brazil 10 6
Canada 707 635
Cayman Islands 0 2
China 231 157
Cyprus 47 0
Czech Republic 1 5
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1 0
Denmark 9 9
Estonia 3 5
Finland 24 35
France 102 116
Germany 214 160
Guernsey 0 3
Greece 1 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China 92 33
Hungary 0 2
India 9 6
Ireland 16 4
Isle Of Man 0 1
Israel 31 25
Italy 124 110
Japan 224 157
Latvia 1 0
Liechtenstein 8 2
Lithuania 1 1
Luxembourg 25 21
Macao 5 10
Malaysia 0 4
Malta 0 4
Mauritius 0 1
Mexico 6 6
Netherlands 64 71
New Zealand 30 27
Norway 7 3
Poland 5 9
Portugal 3 8
Qatar 0 1
Puerto Rico 3 0
Republic Of Korea 41 71
Romania 1 0
Russian Federation 9 2
Singapore 6 11
Slovenia 0 1
South Africa 7 8
Spain 13 10
Sri Lanka 0 1
Sweden 77 85
Switzerland 167 147
Taiwan 24 15
Taiwan, Republic Of China 6 14
Thailand 3 1
Turkey 10 2
United Arab Emirates 1 1
United Kingdom 156 226
United States Of America 3,446 3,161
Vietnam 1 2
Virgin Islands ( British) 1 1
Virgin Islands ( U.S.) 1 1
Total 6,139 5,542

Top 10 applicants

Top 10 industrial design applicants (fiscal year 2018 to 2019)
Applicant Number of a pplications filed
Delta Faucet Company 270
Ford Global Technologies, LLC 60
Apple Inc. 57
Google LLC 56
Paccar Inc 50
Kronoplus Limited 47
The Gillette Company LLC 42
Magic Leap, Inc. 41
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha 41
As IP Holdco, LLC 41

Top 10 registrants

Top 10 industrial design registrants (fiscal year 2018 to 2019)
Registrant Number of a pplications registered
GM Global Technology Operations LLC 160
Gamblit Gaming, LLC 97
Spectrum Brands, Inc. 61
Ford Global Technologies, LLC 49
Delta Faucet Company 48
The Procter & Gamble Company 44
Dyson Technology Limited 44
Apple Inc. 43
Becton, Dickinson and Company 43
The Gillette Company LLC 38
Cambria Company LLC 38
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