Just recently, WIPO published statistics on trademark, design and patent filings in 2013. The growth of the filings per country is ranked, as well as the top technologies and largest files. Additionally, the annual statistics reflect industry Trends and also indicate future developments.
For a company it is of upmost importance to protect their intellectual property by filing patents, trademarks and designs. There are a lot of reasons why it is so important for every company to apply for and seek registration of their intellectual property rights. The most important one is that if the patents, trademarks or designs of a company are not protected properly, anybody can use their intellectual property and participate in their success.
WIPO Statistics Weiterlesen über WIPO: Trademark, Design and Patent Filings in 2013