Prior to the industrial revolution, trademarks were of limited use. The Industrial Revolution, which can be called the heyday of the use of trademarks, has enabled the use of trademarks as a means of advertising.
The industrial revolution, which occurred first in England and then in other European countries, during the transition from manufacture to machine production, led to an increase in the production of goods. Goods began to be transported over long distances, which made it difficult to determine the manufacturer.
The development of production and increased competition among manufacturers contributed to a sharp increase in the number of trademarks and the scale of their use. Their appearance is associated with the period of formation of commodity-money relations.