Advantages of ATA trademark design:
(1) Novelty- novelty of trademark design satisfies the distinctive feature of a trademark and enhances its reputation and market.
(2) Trademark naming avoids a straight relation with the functions of goods;
(3) Trademark design is theme-oriented and reasonably arranged.
Hong Kong Dkans Intellectual Property Service Centre is equipped with a team of excellent designers from home and abroad, who are ready to provide you with
Before filing your application, it shall be determined whether the mark to be registered is pending registered or has been registered the trademark rights.
We can get prior trademark records and the preliminary opinions from the United States Trademark Office on whether it has been registered or not. The search
results will minimize the risk for the whole application and registration process. Therefore, the search service with authorities is strongly recommended.
An application must include the following elements before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will accept it:
? Qualification certificate of applicant;
? Authorization letter of registration;
? a clear drawing of the mark;
? a listing of the goods or services;
? priority certification (optional)
? A "use" based application included a sworn statement (usually in the form of a declaration) that the mark is in use in commerce, or a good faith or bona
fide intention to use the mark in commerce.
? the filing fee for at least one class of goods or services.
4、Notice of Acceptance
If you file a paper application, and it meets the minimum filing requirements, the USPTO will assign a serial number and send a filing receipt. You should
review this receipt for accuracy, and notify the USPTO of any errors, following the directions on the receipt. The time estimate is one month.
After the USPTO determines that you have met the minimum filing requirements, the application is forwarded to an examining attorney. This may take a number
of months. The examining attorney reviews the application to determine whether it complies with all applicable rules and statutes and includes all required
A complete examination includes a search for conflicting marks, and an examination of the written application, the drawing, and any specimen.
If the examining attorney raises no objections to registration, or if the applicant overcomes all objections, the examining attorney will approve the mark
for publication in the Official Gazette, which is a weekly publication of the USPTO. The required time is about three months.
If the mark is published based u