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【Intellectual Property Rights】

◎  Click on the name of the following countries, view the Introduction to trademark
      applications:

Singapore

Hong Kong

Macau

Japan

South Korea

Vietnam

Philippines

Thailand

India

Indonesia

Malasia

United Arab Emirates

Turkey Israel

Pakistan 

Russia 

       

 

  • Hong Kong                                                                                                                        

          ◎  Processof Review

                After the application is submitted, according to previous operating experience,
                it will go through an examination period of 4-6 months. In the event thatthe Registrar
                accept the application, and the trademark may proceed to the publication in the
                official gazette for opposition thereof within the prescribed period of time of three
                months. During the three-month period, any person/company with objection may
                oppose the grant of acceptance by filing a notice of opposition. If no objection is
                raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon the expiry of publication period.

 

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                        
 The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of applicationand shall apply for extensionregistration ifrenewalis nece-
                          ssary after expiration.

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  • Macao                                                                                                                                  

          ◎  Processof Review

                The application will be published for 2 months following with the filing of the appli-
                cation after one month; any person/company with objection may oppose the grant
                of acceptance by filing a notice of opposition.Upon the expiry of publication period,
                it will go through substantiveexamination. If the Registrar approves the application,
                the trademark may proceed to the publication in the official gazettefor one month,
                and then the registration certificate will be issued. According to previous operating
                experience, if all the documents are prepared and no objectionis raised, the regis-
                tration certificate could be obtained within 6-8 months since the dateof application.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of seven yearscommencing from 
                the date of approval. The extension of trademark should be applied within 6
                months before the expiry of validityperiod and each renewal shall be for further
                seven (7) years.

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  • Japan                                                                                                                                    

          ◎  Processof Review

                After the application is submitted, it will be publicized for twomonthsafter the
                procedural examination. If no objectionis raised,it will be granted to register. If the
                Registrar consider to reject the application, it will notify its applicant as a respondent,
                the applicant mayrequesta retrial if it is still rejected. According to previous operating
                experience, it will get the application number aftertwomonths from the date of filing,
                and get the examination results after 12~18 months fromthe date of application.

                However, after the registration of Japanese trademarks, it only issuesa notice rather
                than a certificateofregistration.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from the
                date of approval. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of trademark
                should be applied within 6 months before the expiry of validityperiodand each renewal
                shall be for further ten (10) years for infinite times.

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  •  outh Korea                                                                                                                         

          ◎  Processof Review

                It will take one year to review the casesince the application is submitted. After
                passing the review, it will be published in the official gazette. Anyone may raise
                an objection within 30 days since the date of the announcement and the 30-day 
                period shall not be extended. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate 
                will be issued.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The exclusive use of trademarkis protected for a period of ten years commencing
                from the date of registration.Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration,the extension of
                trademarkshould be applied to KIPO. If the application for the extension is submitted
                in time, then the renewal for registration of trademark shall be for further ten (10)
                yearssince the original due date.

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  •  Singapore                                                                                                                           

          ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 3-5
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for two months. During the
                          two-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                          acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon
                          the expiry of publication period. According to the experience, it will get the appli-
                          cation number afteronemonth and get the examination results after 4~6months
                          fromthe date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and each renewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  •  Philippines                                                                                                                          

          ◎  Processof Review

               After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 6-8
               months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
               may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for 30 days. During the 30-day
               period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of acceptance.
               If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon the expiry of
               publication period and could be obtained on the 12th month.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from 
                the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                trademark should be applied.

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  • Vietnam                                                                                                                               

          ◎  Processof Review

                After the application is submitted, the process of review is divided into procedural
                examination and substantive examination. The period of procedural examination 
                will last about one month and the period of substantive examination will last about
                6 months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, the trademark may
                proceed to the publication in the official gazette and be registered.According to
                previous operating experience, it will get the examination results after 12~15 months
                fromthe date of application.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from 
                the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                trademark should be applied.

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  • Thailand                                                                                                                              

         ◎  Processof Review

                         After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 4-7
                         months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                         may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for three months. During the 
                         three-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                         acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be sent after 2
                         months upon the expiry of publication period.According to the experience, it will
                         get the application number afteronemonth and get the examination results after
                         10~12months fromthe date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and therenewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  • Indonesia                                                                                                                            

          ◎  Processof Review

                After the application is submitted, the process of review is divided into procedural
                examinationand substantive examination. The trademarkmay proceed to the publi-
                cation in the official gazette for 6 monthsafter procedural examination. During the 
                six-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                acceptance. It will go through substantive examination within 9 months upon the 
                expiry of publication period.If any objection is raised, it will go through substantive
                examination within 3 months upon the expiry of publication period.

                In the event that the Registrar accepts the application, the trademark may be
                approved of registration. If anyone objects to the application, the applicant will be
                notifiedas a respondent within 3 months. According to previous operating experience,
                it will get the examinationresults abouttwo years fromthe date of application.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                trademark should be applied within 6-12 months before the expiry of validity period
                and each renewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  • Malaysia                                                                                                                              

          ◎  Processof Review

                After the application is submitted, the process of review is divided into procedural
                examination and substantive examination. The period of procedural examination
                will last about 12-18 months and the period of substantive examination will last |
                about 6-12 months. In the event that the Registrar accepts the application, the
                trademark may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for two months.

                If no objectionis raised, the registration certificate could be obtained within 3-4
                months. According to previous operating experience, it will get the examination
                results after 2-3 yearsfromthe date of application.

          ◎  Term of Validity

                The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                trademark should be applied and therenewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  • India                                                                                                                                     

          ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 3-6
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for three months. During the
                          three-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                          acceptance. If no objection is raised, the registration will be approved and a regi-
                          stration certificate will be issued upon the expiry of publication period. According
                          to the experience, it will get the application number within onemonth and get the 
                          examination results within8~12months fromthe date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied.

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  • Turkey                                                                                                                                 

          ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 8-10
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for three months. During the
                          three-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                          acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon
                          the expiry of publication period. According to the experience, it will get the appli-
                          cation number withinonemonth and get the examination results within10-12 months
                          from the date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and each renewal shall be for further ten (10) years
                          for infinite times.

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  •  Israel                                                                                                                                     

          ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 8-10
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for three months. During the
                          three-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant
                          of acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued
                          upon the expiry of publication period. According to the experience, it will get the
                          application number withinonemonth and get the examination results within 8-10
                          months fromthe date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from 
                          the date of registration. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and the renewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  • Pakistan                                                                                                                              

          ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 30-36
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for twomonths. During the
                          three-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                          acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon
                          the expiry of publication period. According to the experience, it will get the application
                          number withinonemonth and get the examination results within36-40 months fromthe
                          date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and the renewal shall be for further ten (10) years
                          from the expiry date of original registration.

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  • The United Arab Emirates                                                                                              

                   ◎  Processof Review

                         After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 6-10
                         months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                         may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for onemonth. During the
                         one-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                         acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon
                         the expiry of publication period.According to the experience, it will get the application
                         number withinonemonth and get the examination results within8-12 months fromthe
                         date of application.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and therenewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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  • Russia                                                                                                                                 

                    ◎  Processof Review

                          After the application is submitted, it will go through an examination period of 10-12
                          months. In the event that the Registrar accept the application, and the trademark
                          may proceed to the publication in the official gazette for threemonths. During the
                          one-month period, any person/company with objection may oppose the grant of
                          acceptance. If no objection is raised, a registration certificate will be issued upon
                          the expiry of publication period.

                    ◎  Term of Validity

                          The registration of trademark is valid for a period of ten yearscommencing from 
                          the date of application. Ifrenewalis necessary after expiration, the extension of
                          trademark should be applied and therenewal shall be for further ten (10) years.

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