5.007 million registered trademarks in China in 2018

5.007 million registered trademarks in China in 2018


In 2018, the number of registered trademarks in China was 5.007 million, 4.797 million of which were filed here. As of the end of 2018, China housed 18.049 million valid registered trademarks with 1,724 trademarks owned by every 10,000 market players. In 2018, there were 6,594 Madrid international trademark applications. As of the end of 2018, the valid Madrid international trademark applications from China were 31,000, up 23.5%. In 2018, the concluded trademark applications were 8.043 million and the average examination pendency for trademark registration was curtailed below 6 months. The time spent for hearing trademark rejection review cases was reduced within 7 months. In 2018, there were 67 GI products under protection, 961 registered GI trademarks and 223 businesses certified to use GIs. In 2018, CNIPA received 4,431 registered applications of layout designs of integrated circuits, up 37.3%; 3,815 of which were certified, up 42.9%.

Source: China IP News

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