Archive for March 2020

Korea Trademark Opposition Explained

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Opposition   If a trademark is filed, the filed application will be assigned to examiners and the examiner in charge will examine the application. If the examiner finds no grounds to reject the trademark application, the application will be published. Any third party who opposes registration of the published application can file an opposition at…

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Trademark Applications and Registation in Hong Kong

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Trademark Applications and Registrations in Hong Kong   Amendment of Trademark applications Soon after submitting an application for trademark registration, the representation of the trademark and its particular information are entered into the official database and can be searched online. It is crucial for the applicant to accurately list out what are applying for in…

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Explaining Trademark Opposition, Cancellation & Declaration

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The process of trademark registration may not be incessantly simple. First, you need to submit the information to the Trademark Office (through an agency); then Trademark Office will conduct the preliminary review; if the application passes the preliminary review, then it will enter into a three-month announcement publication period, or the opposition period: during this…

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Trademark Opposition and Declaration of Invalidation

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In the course of business of companies, they may face trademark opposition and trademark invalidation. So, what are the distinctions between trademark opposition and invalidation? What are their respective examination subjects and standards of examination? This article will provide comparisons to explain about the two major procedures of the trademark legal practice.   Legal basis…

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Transfer Your US Trademark

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Giving your US trademark to another The United States Patent Trademark Office provides that you can give your US trademark to another by way of an assignment. Therefore, transferring your trademark rights to another is possible. An assignment is the transfer of a trademark owners rights, title and interest in their trademark or service mark…

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Trademark Opposition Guide

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Trademark Opposition The underlying purpose of the procedure of trademark opposition is: to provide the public with an opportunity to dispute with the legality of the trademark registration. To put it simply, anyone, who doubts an approved trademark, is entitled to oppose to that particular trademark after trademark registration, to ensure the legitimacy and legality…

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Brexit and Trademarks

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Brexit and Trade Marks  February 2020 Update As of 23:00 Friday 31st January 2020, nearly four years after the divisive referendum, the UK has formally left the European Union. For the remainder of 2020, the UK is now in what is known as the transition period, to allow the UK and EU to iron out…

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