By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - The Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TurkPatent) received 72,085 trademark applications -- 62,398 of them domestic -- in the first seven months of this year, said its data report released on Thursday.
The number of trademark applications increased by 3.5% year-on-year in the Jan.-July period of this year, according to the data.
The office received 9,960 patent applications during the same period, up by 5.8% compared to the first seven months of 2018.
1,580 utility model and 25,157 design applications were received between January and July. 97.5% of utility models and 81.82% of the design applications were domestic, said the data report.
Last year, the office received 120,008 trademarks, 18,504 patents, 2,770 utility models, and 42,083 design applications.