In China, any visual sign capable of distinguishing the goods/services of one natural person, legal entity or any other organization from those of others, including any text, graphics, alphabet, number, three-dimensional mark, combination of colors, and sound, etc. and a combination of the aforesaid elements, can be filed for trademark registration application.
Registered trademarks mean trademarks that have been approved and registered by Trademark Office of CNIPA, including trademarks, service marks, collective marks and certification marks. The trademark registrants shall enjoy the exclusive right to use the trademarks.
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What Can We Do For You?
Advising on strategies for trademark protection
Designing trademarks according to client’s willing
Conducting trademark search in national and international databases with professional and legal opinions
Conducting and following up all trademark-related matters, such as application for registration, renewal, assignment, license and change in IP competent authorities both in China and abroad
Undertaking trademark opposition, cancellation, appeal against official decision
Initiating administrative or criminal action against infringement of trademark
Monitoring trademark for opposition purpose
Other matters related to trademarks
Some Guides of Trademark Matters in China:
Conduct search through official database
Procedure and time frame:
Trademark renewal usually takes 1-2 months to complete in China.
Trademark assignment usually takes 6-8 months to complete in China.
It usually takes 3-6 months from the filing date to be recorded in China.
It usually takes about 6 months from the filing date to be recorded in China.
3 months for the opponent to supplement any new grounds and evidence.
|Trademark Appeal against
Within 30 days from receipt of the notice of refusal from Trademark Office of CNIPA, file an application with simple grounds to the TRAB for a review.