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What If Trademark Application Is Refused in China?

If you entrusted a China trademark agency/attorney to submit the trademark registration application to the CTMO (China Trademark Office), once the mark is refused, the agency will forward you the official Notice of Refusal. Then, you shall do as follows:

Joe Shen · Published on 2016-12-14 12:06:56 · 234 read Analysis

How Should the Enterprise Design Its Own Trademark?

Trademark is the epitome an enterprise created for its own image at the starting phase. It is conceived and designed based on the name, business scope, location and corporate culture of an enterprise, and acts as its spiritual business card.

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-17 14:40:53 · 199 read Application

What Copyright Means to Trademark?

According to the Chinese Copyright Law, copyright refers to the civil right enjoyed by the creators of literature, art and science works or other citizens, legal persons or entities without legal personality who are enjoying copyright, so as to dominate their works. Specifically...

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-17 14:33:21 · 161 read Copyright

Personal Name for Trademark

A name mark refers to use/ register the name of any natural person as trademark or the main part of a trademark.

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-17 13:43:31 · 144 read Application

Trademark Opposition in Mainland of China

Trademark oppositions refer that the holders of prior rights and the interested parties deem the trademark preliminarily approved and published by CTMO is in lack of validity, proposing the trademark should not be approved to CTMO within three months from the date of publication.

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-16 17:39:26 · 170 read Opposition

Patents in China

In order to obtain patent protection in China, the inventor or the owner of the invention has to file a Chinese patent application. The Chinese State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) is the government authority that receives and examines patent applications.

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-16 10:59:58 · 150 read Patent

What's Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property refers to “Obligee who enjoys an exclusive right over his creative fruits of intellectual labor”, normally the right can last for a certain period. All kinds of ...

JOE SHEN · Published on 2016-11-15 13:35:00 · 163 read General