We are halfway through the year 2022. Covid-19 is not yet eradicated and the armed conflict in Ukraine promises to shake economies globally. How are applicants from China facing this scenario? Will there be a slowdown in the expansion of their trademarks?
Through this study, we will verify the main trends in registration since the beginning of the year in the European Union region (EU trademark applications and national trademark applications) by Chinese applicants.
Total numbers of trademarks
From January to the 5th of September, around 18 thousand trademarks were requested. The same period in the previous year registered a total of 29,835 trademarks. Since there may be a deviation in the data analyzed (the trademarks requested this year in the first week of September may not reflect the totality) we still see a huge shortage compared to the same period of the previous year. The biggest drop was due to the applications in the European Union, since national requests registered similar values. Read more