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Guidelines for registering trademarks in China

Update Date:2020-6-4 12:14:53     Views:396

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Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,A trade mark is a sign that serves the specific and primary purpose of identifying the goods or services of a producer, thus allowing the consumers to distinguish goods or services of one producer from those of another.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,1、china trademark search
Before filing your application, please find out whether or not that name is already being used for the type of product or service that you wish to use it for.
We can search the china trademark with our own resources for you, which is for free; also, there is another way to search trademark with related authorities, which takes some time and costs some money. The search result will minimize the risk for the whole application and registration process. Therefore, the search service with authorities is strongly recommended.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,2、submit application of china trademark
an application must include the following documents before the china trademark office will accept it.
(a) Authorization letter of registration;
(b) Qualification certificate of applicant;
(c) A clear drawing of the trademark;
(d) A listing of the goods or services;
(e) The filing fee for at least one class of goods or services.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,3、notice of acceptance
When the china trademark office receives your application data of trademark registration, they will give you an application number and issue the notice of acceptance within 3 months.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,4、china trademark examination
After the china trademark office determines that you have met the minimum filing requirements, the application is forwarded to an examining attorney. this may take a number of months. The examining attorney reviews the application to determine whether it complies with all applicable rules and statutes and includes all required fees. a complete examination includes a search for conflicting marks, and an examination of the written application, the drawing, and any specimen.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,5、china trademark publication
If the examining attorney raises no objections to registration, or if the applicant  overcomes all objections, the examining attorney will approve the mark for publication in the official gazette, which is three months publication of the china trademark office.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,6、china trademark registration
If no party files an opposition or requests to extend the time to oppose, the china trademark office will normally register the mark and issue a registration certificate. The date of filing the application will be the registration date.

Guidelines for registering trademarks in China,7、time and fees
Time: the approximate time for obtaining the certificate is about 24 months for smooth application. The term of validity is 10 years from the date of filing the application, in which period no extra fee is imposed.
Fees: please contact us for further information.

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For further queries, please do not hesitate to contact ATAHK at anytime, anywhere by simply calling China hotline at 86-13717945838 Email address (Jonna)

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