1. What are the aspects of trademark registration categories?
At present, my country adopts Under the "one mark, multiple categories" trademark system, trademark registration applicants can apply to register the same trademark for multiple categories of goods through one application. However, as the number of registered trademark categories increases, the difficulty of trademark registration, registration costs, and trademark maintenance costs increase. It's getting higher and higher.
Under normal circumstances, it is enough to choose a trademark category that is consistent with your main business, but if you want to protect your brand more effectively, first, you can Check the business scope and consider all the businesses that you may be involved in in the future before registering a trademark; the second is to register trademarks for all business projects in the same industry that belong to different trademark categories.
There are 45 categories of trademark registration, including: chemical raw materials, pigments and paints, daily chemicals, fuels and oils, medicines, metal materials, machinery and equipment, handicrafts Equipment, scientific instruments, medical equipment, lamps and air conditioners, transportation tools, arms and fireworks, jewelry and clocks, musical instruments, office supplies, rubber products, building materials, leather goods, furniture, kitchen sanitary ware, cloth sheets, fitness equipment, food, wine, etc.
2. What are the trademark application procedures?
Trademark inquiry (within 2 days) - application document preparation (within 3 days) - submission of application (within 2 days) - payment of trademark registration fees - trademark formality review (1 month) - Issuance of trademark acceptance notice - Trademark substantive examination (12 months) - Trademark announcement (3 months) - Issuance of trademark certificate.
About one month after the application is submitted, an application acceptance notice will be issued (this period is called the formal review stage). After the formal review is completed, it enters the substantive review stage, which takes about 2 to 2 and a half years. ifAfter passing the substantive examination, the application will enter the announcement procedure (this period is 3 months, also called the objection period); if the announcement period expires and no one raises any objection. You can get the registration certificate.
3. What materials are required for trademark registration?
The materials required for trademark registration include: the applicant needs to provide a clear copy of the ID card and a copy of the "Individual Industrial and Commercial Household Legal Person Business License". The business scope of the license must be consistent with the application scope. The trademark pattern required to be registered must be clear, clean, black and white, and shall not exceed 10 cm by 10 cm and shall not be smaller than 5 cm by 5 cm. If a portrait is used as a trademark, a power of attorney from the owner of the portrait notarized by a notary public shall be provided.
Legal basis: Article 32 of the "Trademark Law" stipulates: Application for trademark registration shall not damage the existing prior rights of others, nor shall it be done by unfair means Be the first to register a trademark that has been used by others and has certain influence.
If you want to apply for a trademark, you need to go to the Trademark Office in advance to inquire, prepare the documents used to apply for the trademark, submit the application to the Trademark Office, and pay the trademark at the Trademark Office After the registration fee is paid, the Trademark Office will issue a trademark acceptance letter, and then enter the substantive review stage. If the review is correct, an announcement will be posted and a trademark certificate will be issued. I hope the above content can be helpful to you. If you have other questions, you can click the button below for consultation, or go to the Legal Savior website to consult a professional lawyer.