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2,740 applications received for trademarks, patents, copyrights in Q3 2020

27 Dec 2020

The total number of applications filed for trademarks, patents, copyrights and industrial designs during the third quarter of this year was 2,740, said the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion.

This is an increase of 19.2 per cent over 2,299 applications filed during the same period in 2019. ‎

The Statistics Department of the ministry said that the number of applications for trademarks increased by 16.3 per cent during the third quarter of this year. 

This year, 2,451 ‎applications were filed for the purpose compared to 2,108 applications during the same period in the year 2019. 

There was also an increase in the number of patent applications by 99.2 per cent to reach 253 in the third quarter of this year from 127 during the same period of 2019. 

As per the ministry, there were 33 applications filed for copyrights during the third quarter of this year compared to 55 during the same period last year. 

Three applications were filed for industrial models during the third quarter of the current year compared to nine applications during the same period of 2019. 

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