The Estonian Patent Office has published its 2021 industrial property statistics on the processing of applications for legal protection and on the corresponding registers.
Amongst other data the reports show that in 2021, the total amount of patent applications filed was 26, whereas 1 of them was submitted via the PCT route and 25 were national applications. 1595 European Patents were entered into the register and simultaneously 1400 were deleted from the register. The number of utility model applications was 51, whereas 4 of them were submitted via the PCT route.
A total of 1586 national trade mark applications were filed, 1371 by Estonian persons. An additional 890 trade marks were designated to Estonia via the Madrid system. During the year 2021, 1662 decisions relating to the proceedings of national trade marks were made by the Estonian Patent Office – 1383 of them were registration decisions. Concerning trade marks designated to Estonia via the Madrid system, the numbers were respectively 936 and 898.
The number of national industrial design registration applications submitted was 40, whereas 35 additional design registration requests were submitted via the Hague system.
For additional detailed information on the statistics please see the Estonian Patent Office’s website: https://www.epa.ee/en/statistics/statistics-2021.