A study was conducted by Firas Attereh Intellectual Property in West Bank and Gaza strip using data collected from the official Palestinian Industrial Property Journals during a period of five years starting from 2016 until 2020 to measure the annual number of filed trademarks in the region. The total number of filed trademarks during the mentioned period was around 11,162 in West Bank and around 5991 in Gaza Strip.
The results showed stable numbers of annual filed trademarks in west bank. In 2016, around 2152 trademarks were filed which was less than the total number of filed trademarks in the year 2017 by around 120 trademarks. Moreover, during the year 2018, the journal had a slight rise in the number of filed trademarks to reach a total number of around 2333 which was so close to the peak that had been reached in the year 2019. Unlikely, the number has dropped during 2020 to reach a total number of around 2069 filed trademarks in west bank.
As for Gaza Strip, the results of the year 2017 showed an increase in the number of filed trademarks, as it reached 1195 trademarks after it was only 554 at the end of the year 2016, while during the next two years the number was nearly stable in an average of 1210 trademarks and reached its peak of 1816 filed trademarks at the end of 2020.
The results also showed the average of filed trademarks in West Bank of around 2233 and 1199 filed trademark in Gaza strip.