Industrial property statistics for the first half of 2022

18.07.2022 | 11:53

In the first six months of 2022, applicants filed 9 patent applications, 21 utility model registration applications and 21 applications for supplementary protection of medicinal products and plant protection products to the Estonian Patent Office. Estonian applicants filed 7 patent applications and 19 utility model registration applications.
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The Office granted 4 patents (all to Estonian patent holders) and registered 17 utility models (12 of them to Estonians).

There were 611 applications for European patent enforcement, 681 of which were enforced.

As of the first half of 2022, there were 134 valid patents, 200 utility models and 11,712 European patents in the registers.

In the first half of 2022, applicants filed 534 applications for trademark registration and 447 international trademark registrations were received, in which Estonia was a contracting party. Estonians owned 1453 and 2, respectively. The Office registered 731 national trade marks and enforced 329 international registrations.

The register contained a total of 52,695 valid trade marks, 26,129 of which were national registrations and 26,566 international registrations. Among them 14,318 trade marks belonged to Estonians, followed by Germany with 5,640 and the United States with 3,935 trade marks.

Applicants filed 20 applications for the registration of industrial designs, all belonged to Estonian applicants, and the Office received 11 applications for international registration of industrial designs filed under the Hague Agreement. 25 designs were entered into the register and 29 international registrations entered into force.

The Estonian Register of Industrial Designs has 372 industrial designs as of June 30, 2022.

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