What is a trademark opposition?
Trademark opposition is a legal procedure that clearly stipulates in the "Trademark Law" and the "Regulations for the Implementation of the Trademark Law" to publicly solicit public opinions on the preliminary examination of trademarks. If anyone has a different opinion on the preliminary examination of the trademark, 3 cases shall be issued from the date of the preliminary examination announcement. During the monthly opposition period, an application for non-registration of the trademark may be filed with the Trademark Office and an application for opposition may also be filed.
What documents are needed to file a trademark opposition?
1. Trademark opposition application
2. A clear request and factual basis, accompanied by relevant evidence materials, and the objection statement should be signed or stamped by the objector
3. A copy of the preliminary review announcement of the opposed trademark (available for download from the Internet)
4. The identity certificate of the dissident
5. A copy of the handling person’s ID card
6. If a trademark agency is entrusted to handle trademark opposition applications, a power of attorney for trademark agency must also be submitted
What should I do if a trademark opposition is filed?
1. The subject qualification of the respondent: must be the opponent or an agent legally entrusted by the opponent.
2. If you entrust a trademark agency organization to respond to a trademark opposition, the "Trademark Agency Power of Attorney" must be attached.
3. There are clear reasons for the defense of trademark opposition
Regarding the dissenting grounds and evidentiary materials in the "Trademark Opposition Application", the opposing party should provide corresponding reasons for defense and evidentiary materials. The adequacy of the reasons for defense and evidential materials may be decisive in the case of opposition. The role of.