CHINA Patent REGISTRATION

The first English version Online system of Patent E-filing in China

  • 100% Patent Online Filing System
    Just provide us with the required documents and let us do the rest. Starts at $ 800.
  • Professional Patents Registration Service
    We offer a wide range of Patent Registration services, including Design, Utility, and Invention Patents.
  • Legal Experts at your Fingertips
    Our experts and attorneys will write and translate professionally patent documents.
  • Advanced Patent Status $ Procedure System
    You can check the application status and Procedure in your account. Meanwhile, you can also download the Official Gazettes till your service is fulfilled.
  • Making Patent registrations affordable
    Dedicated online support throughout the entire process. We keep everything transparent and affordable. 
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Three types of Patent Applications in China

Utility Model

$1,600* Exclude Govt Fee

The Utility Model patent is a technical solution for the product, mainly aimed at the mechanism of the product.

Design

$800 Exclude Govt Fee

The Design patent is about the shape, pattern, color, and other Appearance of your product, including the Graphical User Interface (GUI) of software.

Invention

$2,600* Exclude Govt Fee

The Invention patent is the inventor’s protection of new products, new technical solutions, etc.

Patent APPLICATION FILING PROCEDURE

File your patent with our professional online process

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BASIC DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Documents required for Patent Registration in China

ID Proof

If the owner of the copyright is the legal entity, the Certificate of Registration/Business Certificates should be notarized and authenticated by the Chinese Embassy or consulate. If the owner of the copyrgiht is a natural person, we just need the Scanning copy of the passport.

Power Of Attorney

Power of Attorney (POA) duly executed by the applicant (Enclosed). It means that you just need to sign or seal the POA that we provide.

Filing Documents

For the Design Patent application, we need clear images of your Design. For the Utility Model Patent or Invention Patent application, we need technical documentation, including Software code, electricity, machinery, formula, method, Images, or Videos.

Invention Explanation

For the different types of Patent Applications, we need different Invention Explanations.To improve the Patent pass rate, we need the description in terms of the purpose of the patent, creation process, working process, product structure, etc.

WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE

What will you receive after Patent Registration

Notification of Acceptance

Receipt of the official Patent application acceptance

Patent Certificate

Approval of Patent Certificate

Why apply the Patent with GWBMA?

Get official proof of your works

Put an end to any infringement

Quick & Convenient Support

Frequently Asked Questions about Patent Registration

Learn More About Patent Registration

What is the patent office called in China?

Patents in China are granted by the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), which is a fee-funded state office under the State Administration for Market Regulation. The role of the CNIPA is to grant patents for the protection of inventions and to register trademarks for products and services.


What should I prepare for the Patent application?

When you apply for an Invention patent or a utility model, the Authorized Patent attorney shall submit a Power of Attorney (POA), Official patent application letter, Right-claiming document, Images, and Instruction which has the features of the invention or Utility model in the field. For a Design patent application, you need to submit a POA, Official patent application letter, Images, and relevant explanation.

What’s the difference between a utility model patent and a design patent?

A utility model patent protects how an invention works, including shape, structure, or combination. A design patent protects how a product looks, including shape, pattern, color, or combination. If both the design and the function are unique, and the design doesn’t affect the function, you can apply for the utility model patent and a design patent together.


Does the patent owner need to pay an annual fee to the Government?

After being granted the patent right, the patent owner shall pay the patent fee to the Government every year during the patent term. If the owner doesn’t pay the Government fee on time, it shall be deemed as abandoning the patent.


How many types of Patents are available in China?

According to the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China, there are 3 types of patents issued by the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), which include Invention Patent, Utility Model Patent, and Design Patent.


How long does it take to get a Patent in China?

In Mainland China, it takes about 6 months from the filing of a patent application to get a Design patent, 6-8 months to get a Utility Model Patent, and 2-5 years to get an Invention patent.


How can I apply for Graphical User Interface (GUI) patent in China?

According to the Patent Law in China, Graphical User Interface (GUI) elements are tools for computer software or APPs, which is such as windows, icons, menus, and pointing buttons. Therefore, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) belongs to the Design Patent application.


If the owner is a foreign legal corporation, how to submit the identity certificate?

You need to provide a copy of the registration license of a legal corporation, that is notarized by a local qualified institution, it must be certified by the Chinese embassy or consulate in that country. The notarization includes two aspects: one is that the company is legally and effectively established; the other is that the signature of the company’s legal representative is valid.


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08/11/2022
Jason V.
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Highly recommend!

I am very pleased to have chosen GWBMA, and they file my GUI with CNIPA. It started with a brief conversation with Mr. Mao. He advised me on how best to proceed, I paid the fee, and my paperwork was ready to go within just a few days. He was very thorough and communicative throughout the whole process. Highly recommend!