In 2021 alone, 11,609.20 trademark applications were filed for every 100,000 people in Monaco, which was the highest rate in the world that year. So, which countries applied for the most trademarks around the world? According to the research conducted by the team at Nominus, and as visualized in this new infographic, it was found that the countries with the highest rates of trademark applications included Monaco (11,609.20 per 100,000 people), Liechtenstein (11,412.44 per 100,000 people), and São Tomé and Príncipe (11,376.45 per 100,000 people). All three of these countries were also the only countries in the world with rates higher than 5,500 during that time.
The most trademark applications in general, however, went to China, the United States, and Germany, as the only three countries with more than 500,000 trademark applications filed. China had the most with 7,066,435 in total, more than five million more than second-ranked United States with 1,193,938.
Infographic by: nominus