Trademarks in Times of Recession

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“However long the night, the dawn will break.” ― African Proverb, Hausa Tribe

Take a look back with TrademarkNow at the world’s biggest economy and its trademark (USPTO) activity during the last two economic recessions of 2001 and 2008-2009.

Trademark Activity in Times of Recession

According to leading economists a new economic crisis is fast approaching. By taking a look back at the world's biggest economy today and its trademark activity in the USPTO during the Dot-Com Bubble recession of 2001 and the Financial Crisis of 2008-2009, we hope you will gain an insight into what the future may hold for the trademark community. 

We examine the impact of these two recessions on USPTO trademark activity over the last twenty years, from January 1st, 2000 until December 31st, 2019 and discover: 

  • Which Nice Classes were affected the least and the most
  • Which kind of companies were affected the least and most
  • Who the top filers were during both recessions
  • How the recessions influenced both opposition and success rates
  • And more

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