The pressure of rising demand

By Trevor Little

Trademark applications at the USPTO increased by 10.7% in fiscal year 2015. As the office grapples with this expanding workload, we conducted a survey to gauge user sentiment on its operations and explore some of the trends and issues that are defining the US filing landscape

Long one of the top filing destinations worldwide, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has seen its popularity soar further of late, with applications spiking by 10% in 2015. However, the landscape in which these applications are made, and by whom, continues to evolve at a rapid rate. To drill down into the issues facing both the USPTO and its users, World Trademark Review teamed up with Corsearch to identify the leading filers in the United States and then polled the top 50 law firm filers to gain critical insights into current filing trends.

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