常見問題
商標異議

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?


When the trademark applied for registration has passed the preliminary examination and entered the three-month opposition period after the announcement of the preliminary examination, once the opposition is raised by others, the opposition procedure will be initiated. The trademark applied for registration becomes the opposed trademark, even if the registration notice has been published, the registration notice is invalid. After the Trademark Office accepts the trademark opposition application, it will promptly send a copy of the opponent’s "Trademark Opposition Application Form" and the reasons for the opposition and evidence materials to the opponent, and limit the opponent to the date when the opponent receives the copy of the trademark opposition. If the respondent fails to make a written defense within a limited period of time, it shall be deemed to have waived the right to respond, and the objection procedure will continue as usual. The respondent’s reply should include the following:
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. The Trademark Office will make an opposition ruling based on the facts and reasons stated by the parties and after investigation and verification, and prepare an opposition ruling to notify both parties to the opposition




什麼是商標異議?


商標異議是《商標法》和《商標法實施條例》明確規定,就商標初審公開徵求社會意見的一種法律程序。 對商標初審有不同意見的,自初審公告之日起發3件。 在每月的異議期內,可以向商標局提出商標不註冊申請,也可以提出異議申請。




提出商標異議需要哪些文件?


1. 商標異議申請 2. 明確的請求和事實依據,並附有相關證據材料,並由異議人簽字或者蓋章的異議聲明 3. 被異議商標初審公告複印件(網上可下載) 4. 異議人身份證明 5. 經辦人身份證複印件 6. 委託商標代理機構辦理商標異議申請的,還須提交商標代理機構委託書




如果提出商標異議,我該怎麼辦?


當申請註冊的商標通過初步審查並進入初步審查公告後三個月的異議期時,一旦他人提出異議,即啟動異議程序。申請註冊的商標成為被異議商標,即使已經發布了註冊通知,該註冊通知也無效。商標局受理商標異議申請後,將及時將異議人的《商標異議申請表》及異議理由及證據材料抄送異議人,並以異議人收到異議之日為限。商標異議副本。被申請人逾期未提出書面答辯的,視為放棄答辯權,異議程序照常進行。 答辯人的答复應包括以下內容: 1、被申請人的主體資格:必須是對方或者對方合法委託的代理人。 2、委託商標代理機構應訴商標異議的,必須附上《商標代理委託書》。 3.商標異議抗辯理由明確 對於《商標異議申請書》中的異議理由和證據材料,對方當事人應當提供相應的抗辯理由和證據材料。在反對的情況下,辯護理由和證據材料的充分性可能是決定性的。的作用。 商標局根據當事人陳述的事實和理由,經調查核實,作出異議裁定,並製作異議裁定通知異議雙方當事人