Consulting, registering for Trademark / Trademark protection abroad (USA, China, ASEAN, CPTPP, EVFTA…)

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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN AUSTRALIA

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark/logo, the goods/services to proceed with the application.

  • Information of applicant, author

  • Detail of priority filing (if any)

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II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

  • General time frame currently around: 7-9 months

  • Examination period: 4-6 months 

  • Publication period: 2 months

 

 

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN NZ

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark/ logo, the goods/services to proceed with the application.

  • Information of applicant, author

  • Detail of priority filing (if any)

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN BRUNEI

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark/logo to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • The international classes and the designated goods

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take about 12-20 months to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN CANADA

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark/logo, the goods/services to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • Detail of priority filing (if any)

  • Duly completed Client Identification Form

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take about 3 years to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN CHILE

  1. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • The international classes and the designated goods

  • Priority certificate (If any)

  • Notarized electronic copy of Power of Attorney

  1. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take 6 to 10 months from the filing date to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN JAPAN

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • The international classes and the designated goods

  • Priority certificate (If any)

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take 13 to 15 months to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN MALAYSIA

I. Required documents

The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

  • Examination period: 4-6 months from filing date

  • Publication period: 2 months

  • Certificate issuance (E-certificate): 1-2 months after end of publication period

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN MEXICO

 

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • The international classes and the designated goods

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take about 9 months from the filing date to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN PERU

 

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

  • Applicant’s information

  • The international classes and the designated goods

  • A scanned copy of a signed power of attorney document.

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

It would take 3 to 4 months from the filing date to obtain the trademark registration in a smooth case

PATENT REGISTRATION IN SINGAPORE

 

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a patent application are follows:

– The trademark details and clear copy of the logo to proceed with the application.

– Applicant’s information

– The international classes and the designated goods

II. Time frame

If there are no objections and you follow the specified time limits for actions, a patent can be granted within 12 months from the filing of the application.

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN US

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark, logo to proceed with the application.

  • Information of applicant

  • Detail of priority filing (if any)

II. Time frame

A trademark registration for smooth case normally takes about 12 months from the filing date.

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN THAILAND

I. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

Company case

a notarized Power of Attorney (POA) from the applicant as per form attached.  

Individual case

a notarized POA from the applicant as per form attached; 

a certified true copy of the applicant’s passport or applicant’s identity card with a simple English translation.

For immediate proceeding, you may send us a scanned copy firstly and forward the original later by courier.  

* Note: The signing on behalf of any foreign legal entity must be notarized as to its juristic status, the authority of the signatory and the authenticity of the signature.

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

  • Trademark search: within 1-3 working days

  • A trademark registration for smooth case normally takes about 12-18 months from the filing date.

 

 

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN HONGKONG

  1. Required documents

The required documents for preparing a trademark application are follows: 

  • The trademark details and clear copy of the mark, logo to proceed with the application.

  • Information of applicant, author

  • Detail of priority filing (if any)

 

  1. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case?

If there are no objections and you follow the specified time limits for actions, a certificate can be granted within 6 months from the filing of the application

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN KOREA

 

I. Required documents

  • Original Power of Attorney

  • Trademarks

  • The designated class/goods

  • Priority documents (if any)

 

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

If there are no objections and you follow the specified time limits for actions, the certificate can be granted within 12-14 months from the filing of the application.

 

 

 

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN CHINA

 

I. Required documents:

1) Full name and address of the applicant in English and Chinese. (If the applicant has previous

trademark application or registration in China, or has a fixed Chinese name used in market,

such Chinese name is recommended to be used. If the applicant does not have a fixed Chinese

name, our firm could provide one for your reference);

2) A duly signed Power of Attorney;

3) If the applicant is a company, a sealed copy of updated Certificate of Incorporation is required;

If the applicant is a natural person, a clear signed copy of personal Identity Card together with

the ID number or a clear copy of passport page together with passport number is required;

4) The list of Classes and goods/services designations to be claimed under each Class, which

should be in accordance with the NICE CLASSIFICATION adopted in mainland China;

5) Specimen of trademark (an electronic version is preferable, together with confirmation as to

whether color protection is to be claimed, if the mark is used in color).

 

2. Time frame

If the application is duly, the official notification of acceptance shall be issued by the CNIPA after about 1~2 month(s) from the filing date of the trademark application

A trademark application would be published within 7 months from the filing date. If there is no opposition to be filed by anyone within 3

If there are no objections and you follow the specified time limits for actions, a trademark application would be approved for registration in about 1 year

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN INDIA

I. Required documents

INFORMATION SHEET: 

Please find attached an Information Sheet. The same requires your input on details pertaining to the Applicant and the mark sought to be registered. After completion of the same, please have it sent to us by email to enable us to do the needful.

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY:  

Softcopy of the Power of Attorney (POA) is also attached hereto.  The same is required to be executed by an authorized signatory of the Applicant in blue ink, have the company stamp affixed and then returned to us in original.  Please note, the Power of Attorney need not be notarized or legalized and is required to be filed within one month of filing of the Application.

 

  1. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

It may be noted that a trademark obtains registration within 6-9 months from the date of filing the application in absence of any Office Action and third-party Opposition.

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN ENGLAND

I. Required documents

 

No documents signed by the applicant (e.g. Powers of Attorney) are required.

In order to file a new UK trademark application, Clients only need to provide:

Details of the trademark being registered;

A list of goods and services for including in the application;

The name and address of the applicant.

 

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

Examine new trademark application: 2-3 months

Publish for opposition: 2 months (extendable to 3 months upon request from a potential opponent)

Provided that no oppositions are filed, the application should proceed to registration within 2-3 weeks from expiry of the opposition period. 

The whole trademark registration process in a smooth case: approximately 6 months.

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN GERMANY

I. Required information/documents

 Contact details of the applicant;

All relevant information with regard to the trademark:

+ List of goods and services; 

+ Picture of the figurative mark, if applicable; 

+ Details of the priority application, if applicable. 

* Note: The Power of Attorney is not required.

 

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

A trademark registration for smooth case normally takes about 04-06 months from the filing date.

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN NETHERLANDS

 

I. Required documents

No documents required.

 

II. General time frame of trademark registration in a smooth case

  • Trademark search: within 7 working days

  • A trademark registration for smooth case normally takes about 4-5 months from the filing date.

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