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Chinese Applicants Overtake U.S. Applications for Number of new U.S. Trademark Applications - Intellectual Property News

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Posted on: Nov 16, 2020

According to the World Trademark Review, for the first time ever, Chinese applicants are filing more U.S. trademark applications than U.S. filers. During a recent week, Chinese applicants accounted for 49 percent of new filings while domestic filers were only responsible for 45 percent. By contrast, U.S. applicants filed 75 percent of applications in 2019. The rise in U.S. applications by Chinese filers follows a similar in domestic Chinese trademark applications. For full details, go here.

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