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China Trademark Registration Overview

Updated:2018-12-7 14:54:47    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:574

China Trademark Registration Service
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China trademark registration refers to the natural persons, legal persons or other organizations for their production, manufacturing, processing, sorting, or selling goods or services provided by the need to get right to the exclusive use of a trademark, the use of the trademark in accordance with the trademark law of the People's Republic of China "and other relevant laws and regulations requirements and procedures, to the state administration for industry and commerce trademark office (hereinafter referred to as the trademark bureau) put forward the application for trademark registration, and after the trademark office in accordance with the law review, granted registration of legal fact.

Requirements for China Trademark Registration
A trademark 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 registration. 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. 

Conditions for China Trademark Registration
1. The Chinese legal person can apply for, are required to submit the business license copy; The Chinese natural person can not apply on behalf of individuals; If you want to apply for can apply on behalf of individual industrial and commercial households, should attach individual business license copy; Or can be registered in overseas companies, in the name of the company to apply for.

2. The foreign natural persons or method can be applied for per capita, natural person must attach a photocopy of passport, copy of legal person business license must be attached, and provide Chinese and English translation.

Procedure for China Trademark Registration
The application process includes a formal examination and an examination of distinctiveness and also search for prior trade mark applications and registrations. It takes approximately 3-6 months before an office action is issued by the trademark authority or registration. After the examination process, the trademark is published in the Trademark Gazette. The opposition period is 3 months from publication of the trademark application. Then the trade mark is accepted for registration.

Duration for China Trademark Registration
A trademark registration in China is valid for 10 years and starts with registration date. The registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.

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