Registration of Trademark in Hong Kong

Registration of a trademark (TM) in the territory of Hong Kong is considered an asset as it gives authority to use that trademark in relation to goods and/or services in that region. In a case, where a registered TM in Hong Kong is used without the permission of the owner, the registered owner has the right to start legal proceedings against the offender. 

PHASES OF WORK

Step 1
Free Consultation *
During the free consultation, our experts will assist you in selecting the most optimal class under the ICGS
Step 2
Preliminary Check
Our lawyers will carry out an expert assessment of the emblem/logo/TM, ensuring it complies with the necessary requirements and the degree of resemblance between your trademark and already registered TM
Step 3
Payment
You can agree with us on the most convenient payment method
Step 6
Obtaining a Certificate
On request, the certificate of registration can be delivered to you via courier service
Step 5
Registration
The registrar reviews the application and attached documents; the procedure can be done without the client necessarily being present
Step 4
Submission of Documents
After completing a power of attorney, our specialists collect and prepare the necessary documents (including statement of use) and submit the application for trademark registration

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Trademark registration in Hong Kong is authorized by the Trade Marks Registry, Intellectual Property Department office.

THE HONG KONG TRADEMARK REGISTRATION FAQs

  • How to register a trademark in Hong Kong?

The registration process begins with a free consultation from our experts, followed by a preliminary assessment of the emblem/logo/TM ensuring it complies with the requirements of that jurisdiction. The payment method which will be most convenient is agreed on, after that, the necessary application documents are filed to the official legal authorities. The registration and certificate of registration (can be delivered to you via courier service) follows.

The lawyers of Law and Trust are experts in this chosen field of law with a broad range of experience. They will assist you during the course of your trademark registration and as a result, they guarantee a prompt completion of all the registration stages in Hong Kong.

  • What can be registered in Hong Kong?

The main types of registered trademarks in Hong Kong includes word mark, combined mark, figurative mark, 3D mark, sound mark, collective mark and guarantee mark.  

  • What is the cost of trademark registration in Hong Kong?

The total cost of trademark registration in Hong Kong, The Special Administrative Region, SAR starts from $667. The price includes the comprehensive review, registration service and registration certificate.

  • Does Hong Kong work make use of the NICE classification of goods and services?

Yes, Hong Kong makes use of the NICE classification under the Trade marks ordinance (Cap.559) 

  • What language do I need to file my registration application?

You can file your registration application in either Chinese or English. Whichever language you choose to file your registration, the certificate of registration will be issued in that language (that is either English or Chinese).

  • Is Hong Kong a partner to the Madrid protocol?

The special administrative region of Hong Kong is working on implementing the Madrid protocol this year. 

  • Can my registration be canceled if not in use?

A Hong Kong trademark registration not in use for 3 consecutive years can be canceled. 

  • How long does the registration process take?

The process of trademark registration takes from six (6) months. 

  • How long is a trademark registration valid for in Hong Kong?

A trademark registration is valid for 10 (ten) years 

  • When will be the next renewal date for my registration?

The renewal date is calculated 10 years from the date an application was submitted. For Example,
Date of registration: 11th March, 2009.
Expiry date: 10th March, 2019.
Next renewal date: 10th March, 2029.

There is a grace period of six (6) months after registration expiration but at a cost. 

Benefits of Hong Kong Trademark registration with Law & Trust International

  • Free consultation services.
  • No hidden fees for our services, all prices are stated out within the framework of specific tasks.
  • Experienced and qualified attorneys on deck.
  • Worldwide trademark registration services.
  • Data protection (Confidentiality and legality).

Our clients on trademark registration

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