There are 19,738 trademark applications filed with IPO in Q2 2014, an increase of 8.81% from the same quarter last year.  Among them, the applications filed by domestic applicants increases 6.65% to 14,689 and those filed by foreign applicants increases15.62% to 5,040.  By nationality of foreign applicants, mainland China (926) ranks first, followed by the U.S.A. (900) and Japan (889).