World Intellectual Property Organization

China (CN)

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Miscellaneous

Nice Classification

The Office accepts all the class headings of the Nice Classification.

Representation before the Office

Local representation is required.
List of local representatives is available at:
http://sbj.saic.gov.cn or
http://www.ctmo.gov.cn

Collective and Guarantee Marks

Regulations governing the use of the mark must be received by the Office within three months from the date of international registration.

Replacement

Replacement takes place upon written request with the Office. No fee is payable

Transformation

The Office examines applications resulting from transformation as a national application.
Transformation fees: 1000 Yuan for application in one class within 10 goods or services items, 100 Yuan for one additional item.

Maintenance Requirement

Not required

Licenses

The trademark license contract shall be submitted to the Trademark Office for record. The recordal of license shall be filed through an agency in China.

Last updated on: November 22, 2013

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