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TRADE MARKS
China Intellectual Property Agency (H.K.) regularly counsels and represents clients on a full range of trademark-related issues. Through counseling clients in the registration and protection of trademarks and service marks, we help our clients develop and manage trademark portfolios that further advance their business goals. Our attorneys or agents provide comprehensive counseling services including the following:

Collaborating with our clients to select trademarks and service marks for the names, logos and designs of
 their products and services;

Conducting and reviewing searches of trademark databases , and counseling clients on nuances concerning
 use of their trademarks;

Regularly preparing and filing trademark applications in the Chinese Trademark Office as well as in foreign countries or regions including the United States of America, Canada, Hong Kong, or Japan ,etc. thus enabling our clients to obtain global protection of their marks;

Participating in opposition and cancellation proceedings involving other trademark applications and registrations.

Contact us to file an Application of Madrid International Registration of MarK?
The Madrid system for the international registration of marks (the Madrid system) established in 1891 functions under the Madrid Agreement (1891), and the Madrid Protocol (1989). It is administered by the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organisation located in Geneva, Switzerland. 
Thanks to the international procedural mechanism, the Madrid system offers a trademark owner the possibility to have his trademark protected in several countries(Members of the Madrid Union) 

by simply filing one application directly with his own national or regional trademark office. An international mark so registered is equivalent to an application or a registration of the same mark effected directly in each of the countries designated by the applicant. If the trademark office of a designated country does not refuse protection within a specified period, the protection of the mark is the same as if it had been registered by that Office. 

In order to apply for international registration of your mark though the Madrid system, you have to be a national of a member State of the Madrid Union or to have either a real and effective industrial and commercial establishment or a domicile in that country. 

Contact us to file an Application of European Community Registration of Mark?
A CTM(Community Trade Mark)is a sign for identifying and distinguishing goods or services valid across the European Community, registered with the OHIM (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market)in accordance with the conditions specified in the CTMR.The CTM Register is a database containing particulars of all trade marks registered by the Office.  European Union currently has the following Member States including:

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom. 

The Register is constantly updated, to take account of any change, such as a transfer of ownership, a change of name or address, the granting of a license or a security. A CTM application and a CTM are valid in the European Community as a whole. The application and the ensuing registration extend automatically to all 25 Member States of the European Community indivisibly.

The procedure for the registration of a CTM is an examination procedure which comprises the following three main parts:

Firstly, examination of the application, which includes whether or not a filing date may be accorded, the formalities examination and the examination as to absolute grounds for refusal, during which search reports are established.

Secondly, publication of the application.

Thirdly, the procedure up to registration which may comprise opposition proceedings.

   

 

   

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