In 2013, a total of 326,306 trademark applications were filed with the USPTO. The number of trademark filings increased in 2014, to 336,239. [These numbers come from a T.E.S.S. search conducted on January 6, 2015.]
The number of registrations issued in 2014 also grew over the prior year.
Registrations issued in 2014: 204,624
Registrations issued in 2013: 194,274
Registrations issued in 2012: 187,527
With the rate of growth in application filings and registrations issued, the USPTO trademark register indicates steady and increasing growth in the economy. There are currently more than two million ‘live’ US trademark registrations! (2,008,878 to be exact)
[Note – data retrieved from USPTO.gov on 01/06/2015]