Trademark in Asian Countries

China Trademark | Hong Kong Trademark | Singapore Trademark | Korea Trademark | and more

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China Trademark

China is the world's largest manufacturing economy and exporter of goods. To register a trademark in China, there is first to file system which means that anyone who files the trademark application first, becomes the owner of the trademark.

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Hong Kong TM

As Asia's international financial center, Hong Kong allows brands from all over the world to register trademarks and develop business there. Trademarks are registered via the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (IPD).

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Singapore TM

The official body entertaining applications for trademark applications in Singapore is the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS). It is necessary to conduct a thorough trademark search before filing an application to check if the trademark is available.

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South Korea TM

Trademarks should be registered with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). The South Korean Trademark Law is characterized by the First-to-File Rule which means the use of a trademark is not a prerequisite for filing an application for registration.

india

India Trademark

To differentiate yourself from others, Indian trademark registration becomes a very necessary component. Intellectual Property in India is administered by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) via first- to-use system.

japan

Japan Trademark

Trademark registration in Japan is useful for those company owners who are just starting a business. This country has adopted a first-to-file basis for trademark protection under the administration of the Japan Patent Office.

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Vietnam TM

Vietnam is a country occupying the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia. The rights over intellectual property can be protected by registering copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, or models with the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP).

taiwan

Taiwan Trademark

Taiwan has always emphasized intellectual property rights. The government protect intellectual property rights such as trademarks and patents in accordance with the Taiwan Trademark Law. If you plan to develop your business in Taiwan, it is recommended to register your trademark there first.

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Macau Trademark

After the opening of gambling rights in Macau in 2002, their economy has developed rapidly, and now it has become an international tourist city. Most of the international brands and franchise brands have entered the market and apply for the trademark one after another.

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Hong Kong Trademark

As Asia’s international financial center, Hong Kong allows brands from all over the world to register trademarks and develop business there. Trademarks are registered via the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (HKIPD). In Hong Kong registration is not mandatory to obtain trademark rights, as prior use of a trademark can be recognized. However, registration is always recommended as it grants a presumption of ownership and helps enforce the trademark.

Hong Kong Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Hong Kong
  • Registration time: 6-9 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Hong Kong Trademark search

1stIP™ has a trademark office in Hong Kong, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the initial stage of the trademark registration. Hong Kong Trademark Search is our most popular service.

Hong Kong Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 490

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 280

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Hong Kong Trademark renewal US$ 510

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

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Singapore Trademark

The trademark registration process in Singapore is transparent and fairly easy. The official body entertaining applications for trademark applications in Singapore is the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS). It is necessary to conduct a thorough trademark search before filing an application to check if the trademark is available.

Singapore Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Singapore
  • Registration time: 4-8 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Singapore Trademark search

1stIP™ has trademark offices in Asia, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. Singapore Trademark Search is our most popular service.

Singapore Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 610

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 610

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Singapore Trademark renewal US$ 770

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

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South Korea Trademark

Trademarks are protected in the Republic of Korea under the Trademark Act; and for such protection, marks should be registered with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). The Korean Trademark Law is characterized by the First-to-File Rule which means the use of a trademark is not a prerequisite for filing an application for the registration of a trademark.

South Korea Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: South Korea
  • Registration time: 10-12 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

South Korea Trademark search

1stIP™ has trademark offices in Asia, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. South Korea Trademark Search is a popular service from us.

South Korea Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 610

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 610

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • South Korea Trademark renewal US$ 870

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

india

India Trademark

India is a massive country with a booming IT sector. Many countries are involved in business with India, hence making the market very competitive. To differentiate yourself from others, Indian trademark registration becomes a very necessary component. Intellectual Property in India is administered by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM). India has a first-to-use system rather than a first-to-file.

India Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: India
  • Registration time: 18-24 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

India Trademark search

1stIP™ has trademark offices in Asia, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. India Trademark Search is a popular service from us.

India Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 900

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 900

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • India Trademark renewal US$ 770

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

japan

Japan Trademark

Trademark registration in Japan is useful for those company owners who are just starting a business and wish to protect the identity of their company as well as for international businesses that enter the Japanese market. This country has adopted a first-to-file basis for trademark protection under the administration of the Japan Patent Office (JPO).

Japan Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Japan
  • Registration time: 6-8 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Japan Trademark search

1stIP™ has base offices in Asia, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of trademark registration. Japan Trademark search is a popular service from us.

Japan Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 830

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 830

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Japan Trademark renewal US$ 1,180

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

vietnam

Vietnam Trademark

Vietnam is a country occupying the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia. The rights over intellectual property can be protected by registering copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, or models with the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IPOV). The most employed and valuable intellectual property rights are those held over trademarks, as these can designate names, logos, and brands that can make the difference between companies or other entities.

Vietnam Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Vietnam
  • Registration time: 24-36 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Vietnam Trademark search

1stIP™ has base offices in Asia, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. Vietnam Trademark search is a popular service from us.

Vietnam Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 850

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 850

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Vietnam Trademark renewal US$ 640

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

taiwan

Taiwan Trademark

In order to obtain trademark rights in Taiwan, the trademark necessarily has to be registered, as it is a “first-to-file” jurisdiction. Trademark applications are filed through the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO). Use of the trademark prior to filing is not necessary to register it. It may be useful, however, as it may help overcome objections based on lack of distinctiveness by granting the trademark acquired distinctiveness.

Taiwan Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Taiwan
  • Registration time: 12-18 months 
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 10 years 

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Taiwan Trademark search

1stIP™ has a trademark office in Taiwan, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. Taiwan Trademark search is our most popular service.

Taiwan Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 620

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 600

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Taiwan Trademark renewal US$ 450

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

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Macau Trademark

Although Macau is a special administrative region of China, it has its own trademark office and registered trademarks in China do not offer any protection in that jurisdiction. In Macau, trademark registration is mandatory to be granted rights over a trademark, as it is a “first to file” jurisdiction. In Macau, the trademarks are registered locally via the Economic and Technological Development Bureau (DSEDT).

Macau Trademark Registration

  • Country/Region of registration: Asian regions, i.e. Macau
  • Registration time: 7-9 months
  • Fee includes Official fee, agency fee, and document fee
  • Trademark validity period: 7 years 

Key points to consider in trademark registration

  • The trademark needs to be distinctive- to not confuse existing trademarks;
  • Need to be aware that no other person has registered or applied for registration of the same or similar trademark during trademark search in respect of the same or similar goods or services;
  • Finding a Trademark Consultant – to get their expertise on the matter;
  • Trademark to be used for goods OR services-should be clear.

Trademark registration classification

Most of the Asian countries’/ Regions’ Trademark Registration system follows Nice Classification of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). For more information on different goods and services that belong to different classes, please contact us.

Macau Trademark search

1stIP™ has a direct trademark office in Macau, we could provide trademark search for our worldwide client in the very initial stage of the trademark registration. Macau Trademark search is our most popular service from us.

Macau Trademark Registration Fees

  • Trademark with 1 class US$ 570

    Register trademark online in three simple steps

  • Additional class US$ 550

    No worry! if you are not familiar with Trademark Classification, we could help in the registration process

  • Macau Trademark renewal US$ 620

    Renew your registered trademark within 6 months before expiry

Registration Process

Step 1

Provision of Information

Step 2

Classification & Search

Step 3

Formal Application

Step 4

Preliminary Review

Step 5

Substantive examination

Step 6

Government announcements

Step 7

Trademark registration

Step 8

Issue Certificate

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What Clients Say

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