Monday, February 14 2022   \  Published by Crane IP.

In 2021, the number of applications for TM increased and decreased for inventions in Russia

According to Rospatent statistics, in 2021 the number of trademark applications filed increased by 14%, while the number of invention applications decreased by 11.5%.

In 2021, more than 107 thousand trademark applications were filed in Russia. At the same time, the number of applications from both Russian and foreign applicants increased.

The total number of registered trademarks grew by 9.5% to nearly 55 thousand.

The decrease in the number of applications for inventions was due to a sharp drop in the patent activity of individuals in Russia – the number of domestic applications fell to 19.6 thousand from almost 23.8 thousand, while foreign ones remained almost unchanged (11.4 thousand).

In total, almost 23.7 thousand patents were issued in Russia in 2021, a decrease of 17.8% compared to a year earlier.

The number of applications for utility models in 2021 decreased by 1.3%, and for industrial designs decreased by 0.2%. Read more

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