February 14, 2022
New statistical data on the Madrid System show a 14.4% surge in international trademark filings in 2021. With 73,100 applications filed, WIPO’s international trademark system saw its fastest growth since 2005.
L’Oréal of France, with 171 Madrid applications, surpassed Novartis AG of Switzerland to become the top filer of international trademark applications in 2021.
|Company||Country||Number of applications filed|
|Glaxo Group||United Kingdom||110|
U.S.-based applicants filed the largest number of international trademark applications (13,276) in 2021, a 32.5% increase on the previous year.
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Find all the latest key international intellectual property (IP) data for 2021