PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA 中国商标注册
A. Costs Estimate For Trade Marks Application in PRC
(for one trade mark up to 10 designated goods/services per class & for simple straightforward application)
(Exchange rate of USD to HKD is USD 1=HKD 7.7, rounded up to nearest US dollar)
中国商标注册申请费用 （以一个商标、十个项目或服务、一个类别及简单的申请计算）HKD USD
Ⅰ. SEARCH 查询（Optional 非必须的）
Availability search ：综合的查询及报告
a) Words search 字型查询
b) Logo search 图案查询
(Fees consists of instructing our associate/agent to conduct the search at the Trade Marks Registry, reviewing and reporting the search results with advice on registration)
Ⅱ. FILING OF APPLICATION (for one trademark one class) 申请 费用$300
(for one trademark one class以一个商标一个类别计算)
(Fees consists of preparing and handling of the required Power of Attorney Document, instructing our associate/agent to filing the application and reporting the status of filing particulars, acceptance and advertisement of the application (for opposition purposes),publication and registration fees, obtaining and forwarding the Certificate of Registration.)
Validity: TEN (10)years.
Validity : TEN (10) years 有效期为十年。
Ⅲ .MISC. ( Additional Service Charges 额外服务)
a) Drafting, Amending and Filing Arguments申辩费用
( simple argument per case) 简单申辩 3，000 $390
The argument fees may be adjusted based on the complexity of the cases, -10，000 -$1，299
separate quotation will be issued for cases involving court proceeding.
b) Renewal 续期 （for 10 years） 有效期为十年
For one mark one class （以一个商标申请一个类别计算） $400
C) Change of Address/Name of Applicant 更换申请人名称或地址 $200
d) Assignment 商标转让 $300
Preparing and executing the Assignment document. For Assignment without goodwill, additional advertising is required.
e) Proprietor Index Search (Per mark per class) 东主索引查询
Requesting for the pending applications or registration records on the Register of the trademark proprietors/owners
f) Company Search 公司查询
Quotation based on the complexity of the search, case by case, and the location of the company.
B． Procedure for applying trade mark registration 商标注册申请的程序
Ⅰ.A word, logo or both, which is distinctive, can be applied for trademark registration.
Ⅱ. An availability search is usually recommended to find out whether there is any similar or identical filed/registered marks which may bar your application. After the search, the filing of the mark will be applied in the specified class with up to 10 designed goods or services. There are totally 45 classes. The fees for trademark application is for 10 years and the trademark could be renewed every 10 years.
Ⅲ. After the filing of the application, the Registry will examine the mark in the application. If the application fulfills the requirement, then the application will be granted by the examiner and the Registry will require the applicant to advertise the trademark. If no opposition to the application is filed in 3 months time, the Registry will grant the application and issue the certificate. The time span from filing to obtaining a trademark will normally take approximately24-18 months.
1． It is important to note that all figures given above are estimates rather than strict quotations, and are representative of our typical current charges on ordinary cases of ordinary complexity. The cost will be higher if, in carrying out the work, more time is required than is here anticipated, or if any additional matters or points arise. The estimates are based upon the information that is presently available and current exchange rates (other than HKD and USD mentioned above). We cannot guarantee the estimates for obvious reasons.
2. For number of goods exceeds 10,HK$150 (or USD 20) will be charged for each goods applied for.