China Trademark Filing Continues Ranking First

October 19, 2018

As of this July, China has had 17.18 million of registered trademarks accumulatively, with an average of one registered trademark per 6 market entities. The country has ranked first in the world in the amount of trademark application for many years.

In the Global IP Innovation Index, published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), China has risen by 12 in the last five years; among the Top 100 most valuable brands in the world, China has increased from having 1 brand in the list in 2012 to 13 in 2017, and the brand value has increased by 937%. (Source: