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It is important to understand that each country in the world has a national trademark system. Whilst there are initiatives that facilitate cross-border application and protection (such as in the European Union), trademark laws are in principle a national matter.
There are two routes to obtain trademark registration in China:
As China’s trademark system and classes are different from most countries, WIPO filings designated to China often result in rejections due to procedural and mismatching of subclasses issues. Consequently, no protection is granted, while a China national application of the same mark would have been granted protection. In addition, the process of approval through WIPO may take 9-18 months, while approval of China national filings usually takes 6-9 months. Therefore, we strongly recommend companies to file for China national trademark application.
Distributors or retailers require a copy of relevant China trademark certificates before you are allowed to sell products through their channels. No trademark registration in China often means it is practically not possible to sell your branded products in China!
To file a trademark application in China, you will need:
A copy of the certificate of incorporation of the applicant
Before filing your application, we will conduct an exact trademark search at the CTMO online database to ensure that your exact brand name is not already applied for or registered before.
We will also assist in making sure that the trademark covers all the appropriate products and services in every subclass following the International Classification of Goods and Services.