CHINA TRADEMARK REGISTRATION

Our online Trademark package costs 50% less than a traditional attorney in China.

  • 100% Online Trademark Registration process
    Just provide us the required documents and let us do the rest. Starts at $ 350 Include Govt Fee* .
  • Free Trademark Search System in China
    You can use the Trademark search engine to see if your mark’s up for grabs.
  • Get attorney support from start to finish
    Your Trademark filing are handled by our attorneys at every stage.
  • The best chance of success to protect your name, logo, brand
    With online support, you have a 90% chance of registering a trademark by yourself. 
  • Advanced Trademark Status $ Procedure System
    Please login to your account, you can check the application status and Procedure about your order. Meanwhile, you can also download the Official Gazettes in your account. 
  • Making Trademark registrations affordable
    Dedicated online support throughout the entire process. We keep everything transparent and affordable. 

TradeMark Registration Procedure

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Basic Documents Required

Documents required for Trademark Regisration in China

ID Proof

If the Applicant is a company, we need the Scanning copy of the Business Certificate. If the Applicant is a natural person, we need the Scanning copy of the passport.

Name & Address

If the Applicant's name and the address are in English or other languages, please provide the name and Address and translate in Chinese. We can also help you wigh translation.

Brand Sample

The size of Trademark Brand design samples (name or logo or design) should be 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.

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.

What do you receive

What can you get after the Trademark Application

Filing Application

Receipt of the Trademark Filing Application

Notice of acceptance

Notice of acceptance for the application

Trademark Certificate

Approval of Trademark Registration Certificate

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Frequently Asked Questions

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When I have completed the order, can I view the working procedure of my order online?

Yes. Please create an account when you place an order. Once you sign in, you can track the status and the Registration Procedure in your Account. On the order, you can check the Trademark Procedure and download the Official Documents from Trademark Office on line.


When Can I use ‘TM’ and ‘R’ Symbol with My Trademark in China?

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.


What is the Validity Period of a Trademark?

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.


Is a Trademark registered in Mainland China Valid in Foreign Countries?

A trademark registered in China is valid only in Mainland China because every country has its own rules and regulations of the trademark.


What is a famous trademark application?

Firstly, a famous trademark refers to a registered trademark that has a high reputation and commercial value, is well known to the public, and is recognized according to the law.

Secondly, the quality, environment, and safety management of the company should meet the international standard and be recognized by the national authority.


Can I register a Trademark by myself in China?

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.


What are the requirements for a famous trademark application in China?

  • If the trademark has been registered for three years and has been used for three consecutive years legitimately, and there is no objection in trademark right book. In addition, if the Trademark belongs to technology commodities and used by private enterprises, the period is only for one year. 
  • The trademark is well known by the public in the province and with a high reputation. The advertising propaganda is a certain continuity and in a broader region for the recent three years, and has certain advertising spending in the major media in the province.
  • The goods or services economic index referring to the trademark, including sales, operating income, net profit, revenue, and market share, is in the leading position in the same or similar goods or services in the province.
  • The sales territory of the commodity mentioned in the trademark, within the province, and it should cover at least nine cities and above. Outside the province,  it should cover at least five provinces or municipalities and above. If the commodity is for exports, the annual export amount should be at least $3 million, and the trademark is registered in more than 2 countries or regions.

The declaration material is not complete, the Trademark Office asks for correction, what should I do?

On the back of the correction notice, there is a detailed description of the supplement to the products/services. The applicant should fill in the instructions according to the requirements and send it back to the China Trademark Office.


How can I obtain the Invoice for the Trademark Registration?

You can download and print Invoice when you complete your orders. Meanwhile, if you want to download all the Invoices of your orders, please Login your account.


What is Trademark Classification in China?

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. The Trademark 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.


I have registered the Trademark in English in China, do I need to register the Trademark in the Chinese Language?

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.


How to Check the Availability of the Desired Trademark?

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.


Can I Apply for an Existing registered Trademark but in a Different Class?

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.


What about the same or similar trademarks applied on the same day?

  • Apply to the priority of use principle, according to the notice of the National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), applicants should hand in evidence of the date when they first used this trademark in 30 days.
  • If the applicants first used the trademark on the same day or they did not use it at all, they need to negotiate and come to a conclusion of whom the trademark belongs to. Certainly, you could negotiate with the other applicant. That means,  if there’s a conclusion, the agreement should be sent to China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) in 30 days. Similarly, if there’s no outcome of the negotiation, either with the supervision of the Trademark Office, the applicants draw lots, or the Trademark Office brings in a verdict.

Some small items didn’t meet the standard, the trademark office asks me to rectify, what should I do?

Commodity names should be specific, accurate, standard, in accordance with the classification principle. Applicants should fill out the category, product/service name, and put the order number according to similar products and service distinction table.


What if the applicant asks to change of address or company name?

The applicant may change the name, address, and proxy in the National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA). If you need you can contact us and our attorney will help you to finish the Changement.


The graphic is not clear, the trademark office asks for correction, what should I do?

According to the requirements of the supplement notice, you should print or paste a copy of the trademark logo on the back of the notice.


What if the applicant changes the trademark name or graphics, or the minor item?

Normally, it should be refiled as a new trademark and the applicant should apply again.


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01/11/2022
Cynthia T.
United States United States

Highly recommended!

The Trademark filing process was fast!!! I wasn't clear on my logo description so Mr. Mao called me on Whatsapp and helped me every step of the way. He also answered any questions I asked.

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12/03/2021
EXIM
Spain Spain

Highly recommended!

I am very pleased with the client service from Goodwill China. From my initial conversation with Mao to the team doing the trademark and logo research. Now I have my trademark and WFOE in China.

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10/28/2021
Erik
United States United States

Helped me classify my mark

Made the process less stressful with their guidance

JT
10/21/2021
Jeff T.
Brazil Brazil

Excellent Service

The whole process was seamless. Registratonchina made it easy to file my trademark.

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10/20/2021
Vicoria J.
France France

Highly Recommend!

The process of filing an application for a Trademark with the assistance of GWBMA was smooth, straightforward, and hassle-free. Highly recommend!