Trademark activity in China reveals push towards fashion dominance

Thomson Reuters has released its 2012 State of Trademarks report, which tracks global registrations and trends.

The report includes these tidbits re China:

· The Chinese trademark office published nearly 925,000 trademarks in 2012, more than triple the United States’ total of 234,527.

 · Class 25 trademarks (Clothing, Footwear, Headgear) is led by China (69%), compared to the U.S.’s 15%.