The first six months of 2018 saw a significant increase in the number of new trademark application filings submitted to the USPTO – more than 8%. While the increase is not quite as large as last year’s (10%), it is a signal that the economy continues to grow.

  • First half of 2018: 234,093 applications filed (data retrieved via TESS search on July 5, 2018)
  • First half of 2017: 215,053 applications filed (data retrieved via TESS search on USPTO.gov on July 6, 2017)
  • First half of 2016: 194,429 applications filed (data retrieved via TESS search on USPTO.gov on July 7, 2016)
  • First half of 2015: 183,205 new applications filed (data retrieved via TESS search on USPTO.gov on July 7, 2015)
  • First half of 2014: 165,934 new applications filed (data retrieved via TESS search on USPTO.gov on July 8, 2014)

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