Trademark Resources

Which Signs can be Registered as Trademarks?

As provided in Article 8 of the Trademark Law, in respect of any visual sign capable of distinguishing the goods or service of one natural person, legal entity or any other organization from that of others, including any word, design, letters of an alphabet, numerals, three-dimensional symbols, combinations of colors, and their combination, an application may be filed for registration. Meanwhile, it is also provided in Article 9 that Any trademark in respect of which an application for registration is filed shall be so distinctive as to be distinguishable, and shall not conflict with any prior right acquired by another person.