A company that has its IP secured
will always be more attractive
as a buyout target. It is crucial to secure
your IP in China if you want that.
First, you must complete our online form – it will help us to understand your business and your trademark.
After that we will file a China trademark application on your behalf and take care of the whole process – do not worry, will be in touch with you all the time and you will know exactly what is going on!
After officials examine your trademark to see if everything is in place, it is necessary to publish the trademark to let a third party, if they have a valid reason, present oppositions to the registration of your trademark. If nobody files an opposition, your trademark is registered and registration is published. The process to register for a trademark takes around 16-24 months, be sure to start the process well in advance.
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Applying for a trademark is a crucial and an important step that’s often ignored or overlooked by business owners who are interested to sell in China.
China is a “first-to-file” country which means that the person who registers a trademark for a product, will also have all exclusive rights to distribute and sell the product.
You need to keep this in mind even in case you are producing your products in China. There is always a chance that your manufacturing partner will register Your trademark and China and sell your product as their own.
The fact is that it’s practically impossible to engage in the Chinese market long term, without registering your trademark.
You can search for China registered trademarks on CTMO’s (China Trademark Office) official website.
In China, there’s even a word called “trademark squatters” for persons who actively try to register trademarks for the purpose of earning money. Their goal is to use their right of First-to-File and then profit from selling similar products with your brand. There are cases when trademark squatters are offering to acquire trademark rights to original brand owners.
A registered trademark will prevent and stop third parties from using your trademark and allows you to take legal action against anyone who uses it without permission, they have stronger legal brand protection. Unregistered trademark may enjoy copyright protection and can be protected in jurisdictions affording protection based on trademark’s use in commerce, otherwise it only gives the opportunity to third parties to register it before you and prevent you from continuing to use it. Even for those countries where unregistered trademarks are protected you are well advised to register it in order to obtain the best protection.
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