Taiwan - TIPO Trends In 2018: Trademark Statistics.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Taiwan - Intellectual Property

9 May, 2019


The TIPO received 84,816 trademark applications in 2018, a new high in 18 years, due mainly to applications made by foreign applicants.  


There were 59,840 applications by domestic applicants, a decrease of 2% compared to 2017, and 24,976 applications by foreign applicants, an increase of 11% from the previous year. 


In terms of the applicants’ nationality, the top three countries are China (mainland), with 5,770 applications (+19%), Japan, with 4,728 applications (+21%), and the U.S.A., with 4,187 applications (+14%).



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Singing Hsieh, Tsar & Tsai Law Firm