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26 April: World Intellectual Property Day – Almost 90 000 EU trade mark applications received from Member States in 2015 – Germany first among Member States, Paris among EU regions

89 420 applications for trade mark protection were received in 2015 by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) from the Member States of the European Union (EU), a number about 4 times higher than that of the mid-1990s. Over recent years, the number of EU trade mark (TM) applications originating from EU Member States has constantly risen, with the exception of the slowdown registered with the economic and financial crisis in 2008.

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