According to the WIPO IP Facts and Figures 2011 Report, trademarks applications are highest both worldwide and also in Africa. The 2010 figures indicate that ARIPO recieved 2,782 trademark applications, 448 for patents and 209 for industrial designs.
Kenya’s Industrial Property Office recieved 1430 trademark applications.
In the same period, Kenya made a grand total of 13 international applications: 4 under the PCT system and 9 under the Madrid system.
A full graphical summary of Kenya’s national and international industrial property applications is listed below:
International Applications via WIPO Administered Treaties
Patent Applications (KIPI and PCT National Phase Entry)
Patent Applications by Top Fields of Technology
Patent Grants (KIPI and PCT National Phase Entry)
Utility Model Applications (to KIPI)
Trademark Applications (to KIPI)
Trademark Applications (to ARIPO)