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Latest USPTO filing statistics and trends

Posted by ipelton on: July 17th, 2013

Here are the recent USPTO filing statistics through the first half of 2013 (the first three quarters of the Fiscal Year used by the USPTO for budgeting and other purposes):

New trademark application filings at the USPTO:

  • First half of 2013: 159,812 new applications filed
  • First half of 2012: 163,219 new applications filed
  • First half of 2011: 157,235 new applications filed
  • Last half of 2012: 151,164 new applications filed
  • April – June of 2013: 81,009 new applications filed
  • April – June of 2012: 82,370 new applications filed
  • April – June of 2011: 80,310 new applications filed

[Note: All data retrieved via TESS search on USPTO.gov on July 11, 2013]

The USPTO’s projections (see TPAC materials from last week) show a projected increase in the filings for the Fiscal Year. Their numbers are based on the number of “Classes” filed – it is possible that there are less applications but more Classes.

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