Trade Mark - FAQs

A trademark is a mark that is used to promote and identify the owner's goods or services and to enable the public to distinguish them from the goods or services of other traders. It may be a logo or...

Registration of a trademark will give the owner of a trademark the right to prevent third parties from using his mark, or a deceptively similar mark, without his consent for the goods or services for...

the name of a company, individual or firm represented in a special manner; the signature (except in Chinese characters) of the applicant; an invented word; a word that is not...

There is no restriction on the nationality or place of incorporation of the applicant

The protection period of a trademark when registered will last for a period of 10 years and can be renewed indefinitely for successive periods of 10 years.

the name of the applicant the correspondence or registered address of the applicant a copy of Hong Kong Identity card or passport for individual applicant; a copy of business registration...

There is no restriction on the nationality or place of incorporation of the applicant.

No, an idea of a new invention alone cannot be patented. To qualify for patent protection, an invention has to be applied to a product or process and has to fulfil other criteria such as being new,...

No, an idea of a new invention alone cannot be patented. To qualify for patent protection, an invention has to be applied to a product or process and has to fulfil other criteria such as being new,...

The Registry of Trade Marks does not give any legal advice to applicants on any subject and that includes the registrability of your trade mark. If you have any difficulty ascertaining the...