China Trademark Comprehensive Search Report
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Provide Documents needed and Brand Samples
Trademark Brand samples (word or logo) with sizes not less than or equal to 5×5 cm and not more than or equal to 10×10 cm.
If the sample is in color, we need the color sample and also one sample in black and white (a software copy may be provided for our handling).
Choose 10 items per Class
China trademark classification system is based on the International NICE classification system but with some changes. You need to choose 10 items in each Class in the official Trademark Classification Database. The Registration Application price includes the publication cost with a product or service description of up to 10 items. So we suggest that you to limit the items to 10 per class unless there is a need to cover more than 10 items..
Make Online Payment
When you complete the billing details and make an online payment, our licensed Attorney will review your classification selection and suggest the description of goods and services to best protect your legal rights. After coordinate with you, the Trademark Attorney will perform a check the availability of the desired name or logo or design and provide you with a Professional Search Report by email in 1 – 3 working days.
A trademark search report is a comprehensive report that includes results related to a trademark search and the pass rate of Trademark Applications in China. It’s useful for individuals or companies that want to register a trademark and need to know everything about availability, similar marks, and the latest Trademark filing information before you submit an application. The Trademark Search reports are compiled by intellectual property attorneys in the professional search field.
Frequently Asked Questions
A. According to the CHINA TRADEMARK LAW (Article 18), any foreign person or foreign enterprise intending to apply for the registration of a trademark or any other matters concerning a trademark in China shall appoint any trademark agencies which are established legally. The trademark agencies will submit the filing paper for you online (for company applicant) or by mail (for the individual applicant). You can choose us as your appointed agency in China for your trademark registration.
A. China follows the NICE Classification for trademark classes. The Nice Classification is an international classification of goods and services for the purpose of register a trademark. This classification system consists the 45 classes; 01-34 includes goods and 35-45 includes services. In other words, you have to register for the Trademark only under the 45 classes in China.
A. In China, the Trademark is designated by the two symbols, ‘R’ and ‘TM’. The Trademark symbol ‘TM’ is a provisional symbol, used for applied but undetermined Trademarks before the Trademark Certificate. It acts as a warning symbol for potential infringers that the application, to claim the trademark is under process. The trademark symbol ‘R’ signifies the registered trademark. Once the application gets approved by the government, the ‘R’ (®) mark can be used by the proprietor for 10 years.
Q. I have registered the Trademark in English in China, do I need to register the Trademark in the Chinese Language?
A. Yes. The official language of Mainland China is simplified Chinese Characters. If you want to protect your brands, you’d better also register the Chinese Homophones and Synonym Trademark in the same classes. Meanwhile, the Trademark Chinese Language belongs to another Trademark.
A. A registered trademark is valid for the period of ten years which may be renewed for a further period of ten years on the payment of renewal fees.
A registered trademark is valid for the period of ten years which may be renewed for a further period of ten years on the payment of renewal fees.
A. You can search the online Trademark Free Search Engine to check the availability of the desired trademark. And if you want to register the Trademark, our attorney will analyze the pass rate of the brand for Trademark Registration.
A. Yes, you can apply for the existing Trademark which is already registered but in a different class. However, the situation is different in the case of Famous Trademarks. You cannot apply for the existing Famous Trademark even in the different classes. This trademark application will have a high probability of getting objected.
A. A trademark registered in China is valid only in Mainland China because every country has its own rules and regulations of the trademark.
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