Trademark Registration in Shenyang
Trademark Registration in Shengyang
Trademark being as a powerful tool offers a unique platform to distinguish the different companies dealing in the same products and services. Trademark has played an outstanding role while depicting as a graphical representative to the various companies globally. Trademark is a business mark that used to define the nature and the product of a particular company in order to maintain its goodwill and reputation in the corporate market. Trademark may be of logo, phase, text, words or combination of these elements that can use to design a smart and well versed trademark that can communicate with its target audience.
Trademark Registration in Shengyang-Introduction
The Chinese Trademark Office accepts trademark applications for registry on goods as well as on services. Applications for registry of certificate marks and collective marks are also accepted.
The trademark can be letters, designs or a combination of both. Shapes of goods or scent are not registrable.
The Chinese Trademark Office adopts the International Classification of Goods and Services, and multi-class application is still not applicable, one application can only for one mark in one class. The descriptions of the goods/services should be concrete.
Examination is based on absolute ground and relative ground. Before registry, there is a period of three months for public opposition purpose.
Trademark Registration in Shengyang-General Requirements
China trademark registry application has to be filed before the Trademark Office by a local agent. A signed power of attorney is necessary. Foreign applicants do not need a domestic company registry. Foreign applicants can only file through an officially recognized agent. A copy of the business certificate (if the applicant is a company) or a copy of the applicant’s ID card or passport (if the applicant is an individual) is required. NOTE: 1 class covers 10 class items. For each additional class item beyond the 10th item for each class there is an extra fee.
In applying for trademark registry, the following documents should be submitted to the relevant authorities: Application for Trademark Registry, power of attorney, five copies of the reproductions of the trademark (if color is claimed, five copies of the color reproductions of the trademark), one copy of the black and white design thereof, and identification documents. The reproductions of the trademark must be clear and easy to be pasted up and should be printed on smooth and clear durable paper or substituted by photographs, the length and width of which should be less than 10 cm but more than 5 cm each.
Trademark Registration in Shengyang-Preliminary Trademark Search
The Preliminary trademark search, while optional, to avoid legal complications in the future. The point of a trademark search is to ensure that the trademark is not already under application or registered by another entity in order to reduce the possibilities of the rejection or opposition raised.
Trademark Registration in Shengyang-Required Time
About 15-18 months.
Trademark Registration in Shengyang-Renewal upon Expiration
Six months before the expiration of an application for renewal, renewal is valid for 10 years.
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