Belgium - Trademark applications

Trademark applications, direct nonresident

Trademark applications, direct nonresident in Belgium was 3,951 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 15,575 in 1996, while its lowest value was 1,234 in 1960.

Definition: Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct nonresident trademark applications are those filed by applicants from abroad directly at a given national IP office.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), WIPO Patent Report: Statistics on Worldwide Patent Activity. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1960 1,234
1961 1,320
1962 1,631
1963 1,395
1964 1,444
1965 1,662
1966 1,595
1967 1,584
1968 1,775
1969 1,687
1970 3,474
1974 2,826
1975 2,684
1976 2,608
1977 2,863
1978 2,924
1979 3,062
1980 3,099
1981 3,266
1982 3,316
1983 3,715
1984 3,675
1985 3,779
1986 3,893
1987 6,312
1988 5,237
1989 5,814
1990 6,581
1991 5,475
1992 5,650
1993 5,571
1994 6,321
1995 6,239
1996 15,575
1997 14,221
1998 13,706
1999 13,500
2000 13,769
2001 12,544
2002 10,745
2003 10,011
2004 9,490
2005 12,027
2006 9,970
2007 7,680
2008 7,059
2009 5,483
2010 4,954
2011 4,832
2012 4,373
2013 4,381
2014 3,951

Trademark applications, direct resident

The latest value for Trademark applications, direct resident in Belgium was 19,082 as of 2014. Over the past 54 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 26,573 in 2005 and 1,597 in 1969.

Definition: Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees. Direct resident trademark applications are those filed by domestic applicants directly at a given national IP office.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), WIPO Patent Report: Statistics on Worldwide Patent Activity. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1960 1,980
1961 2,178
1962 2,507
1963 1,771
1964 1,794
1965 1,827
1966 2,080
1967 1,736
1968 1,707
1969 1,597
1970 2,849
1974 4,559
1975 4,342
1976 3,749
1977 4,321
1978 4,355
1979 4,894
1980 4,949
1981 5,390
1982 5,973
1983 6,450
1984 7,057
1985 7,723
1986 8,066
1987 18,639
1988 12,348
1989 13,292
1990 14,463
1991 12,456
1992 13,319
1993 13,890
1994 15,867
1995 18,626
1996 20,437
1997 20,474
1998 20,908
1999 22,953
2000 22,953
2001 21,382
2002 21,011
2003 21,736
2004 20,831
2005 26,573
2006 24,005
2007 22,944
2008 21,838
2009 20,083
2010 20,845
2011 21,129
2012 20,160
2013 19,683
2014 19,082

Trademark applications, total

The value for Trademark applications, total in Belgium was 23,033 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38,600 in 2005 and a minimum value of 3,166 in 1963.

Definition: Trademark applications filed are applications to register a trademark with a national or regional Intellectual Property (IP) office. A trademark is a distinctive sign which identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment. The period of protection varies, but a trademark can be renewed indefinitely beyond the time limit on payment of additional fees.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Intellectual Property Indicators and www.wipo.int/econ_stat. The International Bureau of WIPO assumes no responsibility with respect to the transformation of these data.

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Year Value
1960 3,214
1961 3,498
1962 4,138
1963 3,166
1964 3,238
1965 3,489
1966 3,675
1967 3,320
1968 3,482
1969 3,284
1970 6,323
1972 8,091
1973 7,663
1974 7,385
1975 7,026
1976 6,357
1977 7,184
1978 7,279
1979 7,956
1980 8,048
1981 8,656
1982 9,289
1983 10,165
1984 10,732
1985 11,502
1986 11,959
1987 24,951
1988 17,585
1989 19,106
1990 21,044
1991 17,931
1992 18,969
1993 19,461
1994 22,188
1995 24,865
1996 36,012
1997 34,695
1998 34,614
1999 36,453
2000 36,722
2001 33,926
2002 31,756
2003 31,747
2004 30,321
2005 38,600
2006 33,975
2007 30,624
2008 28,897
2009 25,566
2010 25,799
2011 25,961
2012 24,533
2013 24,064
2014 23,033

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology