China Trademark Office

By King & Wood Mallesons

The Trademark Office of the Administration for Industry and Commerce of China recently posted on its official website a notice of reducing its charging standards for trademark registration etc. by 50% from April 1, 2017, details of which are as follows:
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King & Wood’s Trademark Group

On November 9, 2011, the China Trademark Office (the "TMO") has partially adjusted its official website for the purpose of facilitating the public in browsing and searching information about recordal of pledges of exclusive rights to registered trademarks. The adjustments are in respect of the place of the information, the means of disclosure and the items of disclosure.

Thanks to such adjustments, the public may directly search whether the exclusive right of a registered trademark is pledged in the column "Use of Trademark Rights" on the TMO website, including name of the pledgor, name of the pledgee, the registration number of the pledged trademark, and validity period of the pledge. Moreover, the pledge information in e-charts has changed to web links below which the public may find a collection of information of pledges as of November 2009.Continue Reading China Trademark Office Adjusts Means of Disclosure for Pledge of Exclusive Rights



本次调整后,公众如需了解某个商标是否存在质押登记,可直接在“中国商标网”的“商标权运用”一栏中查询相关信息,包括“出质人名称”、“质权人名称”、“出质商标注册号”、“质权登记期限”等。另外,质权登记信息由表格页面调整为链接页面,并将2009年11月至今的登记信息在该链接下汇总。Continue Reading 国家工商总局商标局调整商标专用权质权登记信息公示方式