On June 30, 37.082 Community trademark applications were numbered for 2006.
Germany has the leading position as to the country of origin with 6.141 applications.
The United States and The United Kingdom are just behind. France holds the sixth position and Japan the ninth position.
The 25th position (the last one) is for China.
Since the creation of the Community trademark system, the country-by-country situation remains very similar to 2006, except for the United States which had the leading position between 1996 and 2005 and Japan which reaches the eighth position.