Estonia’s Industrial Property Statistics – the first half of 2021
The Estonian Patent Office has published its 2021 industrial property statistics for the first half of the year on the processing of applications for legal protection and on the corresponding registers.
Amongst other data the reports show that in the first half of 2021, the total amount of patent applications filed was 19, whereas all of them were national applications. 790 European Patents were entered into the national register and simultaneously 626 were deleted from the register. The validity of 20 patents was restored. The number of utility model applications was 29, 3 of them filed under the PCT.
A total of 930 national trade mark applications were filed, 819 by Estonian residents. An additional 493 trade marks were designated to Estonia via the Madrid system. During the first half of 2021, 927 national trade mark examination decisions were made by the Estonian Patent Office – 775 of them were registration decisions. Concerning trade marks designated to Estonia, the numbers were respectively 504 and 487.
The number of national industrial design registration applications submitted was 27, whereas 11 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-1st-half-2021.