Data Analysis

USPTO fee increase has not dampened demand as early year filings jump 40%

The new prices are enough to generate some much-needed revenue without risking putting off prospective filers.

29 January 2021

EUIPO filings in 2020: all the key stats and figures you need to know

With last year’s figures now available, despite a tumultuous 2020, trademark application volumes at the EUIPO hit a record high – as this week’s data analysis reveals.

22 January 2021

Analysis of the top representatives of Chinese applicants at USPTO reveals strange ebb and flow in workloads

Trademark data shows peculiarities in the mega filers’ activity, particularly within Jonathan Morton’s portfolio.

15 January 2021

Early trademark data reveals 2020 to be a record year despite the covid-19 pandemic

Despite the impact of the covid-19 pandemic across the globe last year, trademark filings recovered from an initial downturn and actually grew significantly in the second half of 2020.

08 January 2021

China trademark litigation: all the statistics you need to know

In a new annual article, we delve into infringement data to track trends and identify key figures

18 December 2020

Data analysis reveals impact on filings for Amazon’s IP Accelerators panel firms

When it first launched, the programme received a lot of hype, not least for the creation of an elite panel of vetted law firms. But how much of a boost did practices gain from access to a wide range of potential new clients? The data suggests mixed results.

11 December 2020

As Brexit dawns, UK trademark register is set to transform on New Year’s Day

The long-awaited cloning of EU trademarks is right around the corner. But how will the make-up of the register change after the addition of 1.5 million records? According to data analysis, new top brand owners and legal representatives are just the start.

04 December 2020

Fatigue, motivation, satisfaction: exclusive interview with leading USPTO filer Jonathan Grant Morton

Chinese brand owners are filing for trademarks in record numbers, with Morton personally handling over 3,500 applications in September. He reveals the painstaking effort that goes into managing this much paperwork and discusses the impact of the imminent trademark fee increase.

27 November 2020

Brands and covid-19: trademark filing data reveals how businesses are cashing in on pandemic

Trademark applications relating to disinfectants, gloves and masks are on the increase, with Class 5 and Class 10 showing significant annual growth.

20 November 2020

Mexico continues to be an IP leader in Latin America

The country has an advanced system that is attractive to its northern neighbours. It also has an impressive roster of brands that are of significant value in the region.

13 November 2020

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