What types of patent protected in China?
What distinct subjects are protected by Chinese patent law?
What kind of invention / utility patent application could be granted in China?
What’s the difference of grant between invention and utility model patents?
What kind of matters could not apply for invention / utility patents application in China?
How to define the concept of “new/novel” in Chinese patent application?
How to define the concept of “inventive /creative” in Chinese patent application?
What distinct subjects would be granted of a design patent in China?
What is the concept of “prior art” in Chinese patent laws?
What is the concept of “prior design” in Chinese patent law?
What is the term of protection of an invention/utility model/design patent in China?
How does foreigner file a patent application in China?
Does a PCT application disclosed in English could be as reference when the Chinese translation errors happen in filing a Chinese patent application?
What is meaning of “CNIPA”?
What is function of the Patent Office?
What is function of the Patent Office?
What is function of the Patent Re-examination Board?
The PRB handles “patent re-examination requests” (i.e. appeals of rejections by the Patent Office), and “invalidation requests” (filed against an issued patent). Local intellectual property off
Does examination stage is the same for three patent applications (invention / utility model / design)?
Are there invalidation proceedings in Chinese patent law?
What is the ground of filing an invalidation request for invention/utility model patents?
What is the ground of filing an invalidation request for design patents?
When a re-examination request could be filed?
What applicant could do if he disagrees with the decisions of re-examination?
What behaviors belong to the infringement act in accordance with Patent Law?
What are the possible defences of the alleged infringer?
What options could patentees have if they discover their rights are being infringed?
What is a patent evaluation report?
What is the importance of a patent evaluation report?
Could any pending application or registered patent be assigned to another party?
Could the registered patent be licensed to another party? Does the contract need to be recorded before CNIPA?
What’s the definition of INVENTIONS in accordance with China’s Patent Law?
What’s the definition of UTILITY MODELS in accordance with China’s Patent Law?
What’s the definition of DESIGNS in accordance with China’s Patent Law?
What is the difference of administrative range between State and Provincial offices?
What would a patent do if it involves in involves national security?
What is employment invention-creation?
Who has the patent right of an employment invention-creation?
If an employment invention-creation is accomplished by different persons in collaboration, how about the patent right of the patent?
Could applicant apply for both invention patent and utility patent for the same application?
Who will have the patent right if two or more applicants apply for a patent for the same invention separately?
Could applicant/ patent transferred his patent right?
What would applicant/patent do if he would file a transfer for his patent and patent rights?
When will the transfer of a patent and patent rights become effective?
What kind of behaviors/actions would violate the legitimate right of patentee, who has invention or utility model patent in China?
What kind of behaviors/actions would violate the legitimate right of patentee, who has design patent in China?
What a unit or individual should do if he is permitted to use the patent rights of patentee?
When patent could start to charge the royalty of his patent application if he has permitted the rights to others?
What are the differences of the exercise of patent rights if agreements exist among co-owners?
Could patentee mark his patent on his products?
How could foreigners or foreign enterprise or organization who has no regular residence or business in China apply for Chinese patents?
What procedure should pay attention if any unit or individual apply for a patent in a foreign country?
What procedure should pay attention if any unit or individual apply for an international patent?
What condition for granting patent right in China?
What is the idea of novelty?
What is the idea of creativity?
What is the idea of practical use?
What is the idea of existing technologies?
What documents are needed when apply for an invention or utility model patent?
What is the requirement of a written request?
What is the requirement of a written description?
What is the requirement of a written claim?
What is the requirement of filing a design patent?
How does CNIPA define the filing date of the patent application?
What is the requirement for a patent firstly filed in foreign countries to have right of priority?
What is the requirement for a patent firstly filed in China to have right of priority?
What is the requirement of filing a request for the right of priority?
What is the basic requirement of filing an invention or a utility model patent application?
What is the basic requirement of filing a design patent?
Could applicant withdraw his application after filing?
What is the principle of amending the application?
When the application will publish after filing?
When the application will publish after filing with a request of earlier publication?
When is the deadline for filing a request for substantive examination?
What kind of materials should provide before/when requesting substantive examination?
What is the result of failing to file said materials?
What should applicant do after receiving office action in substantive examination stage?
What would happen if the application still be considered not conform to the Patent Law?
Under what situation, the patent application will be granting?
What could applicant do if he is not satisfied with the rejection decision of CNIPA?
What could applicant do if he is not satisfied with the rejection decision of Patent Review Board?
When should applicant pay the annual fee for his patent(s)?
Under what situation, the patent right is deemed as terminated?
Is it possible for a person to declare invalidation to a patent?
what a person could do if he is dissatisfied with the result of decision of invalidation of his patent?
What is the legitimate enforcement of a patent which has been claimed invalided?
Under what situation, a patent would be granted a compulsory license for exploitation?
Will patents related to medicine or drug be compulsory licensed?
Does a person or unit own the patent if he is granted a compulsory license for exploitation?
What is the compensation if a compulsory license for exploration happens?
What could applicant if he is dissatisfied with the decision of the Department on compulsory license for exploration?
What is the scope of protection of an invention or utility model patent?
What is the scope of protection of a design patent?
What could patentee do if his patent right is infringed?
Which actions the Department will take if confirming the infringement?
What evidence should show on an invention patent infringement?
What evidence should show on a utility model/design patent infringement?
Does a person accused for infringement actually violate the Law if the evidence for his infringement belongs to existing technology or design?
What is the punishment if a person counterfeits a patent of another person?
How to judge the amount of compensation in the infringement?
How to judge the amount of compensation if the losses are hard to determine?
What could applicant do if he has evidence to prove others infringing his legitimate rights, otherwise will suffer great losses?
When will the official take action after receiving aforesaid request?
Is it necessary to provide Chinese translation of a certifying document or certificate to be filed?
How to confirm to the filing date of a patent application sent by mail in China?
Which date is presumed the party receives the document by mail?
Is it possible to contain explanatory notes in an invention or utility model patent?
What information record in claims?
How to number the claims?
Is it possible to contain chemical or mathematical formulae in claims by picture?
Is it possible to contain reference sign in claims?
What is required for an independent claim in the publication?
What is required for a dependent claim in the publication?
What’s the requirement of the written independent claim?
What’s the preamble portion of an independent claim?
What's the characterizing portion of an independent claim?
Is it possible to write independent claims without preamble and characterizing portion?
How many independent claims could be written in an invention or utility model?
What's the requirement of the written dependent claim?
What's the reference portion of a dependent claim?
What's the characterizing portion of a dependent claim?
How many independent claims allowed in an invention/utility model?
What’s the requirement of writing the abstract of the description?
Is it possible to contain chemical formula in the abstract of the description?
What’s requirement of drawings/figures in an invention/utility model?
How many words limited in the abstract?
Is it possible to contain commercial advertising in the abstract?
What information is needed where the applicant for a patent for invention has deposited a sample of biological material, and after the application for patent for invention is published, any entity or
What are genetic resources referred to in the Patent Law?
What is an invention accomplished by relying on genetic resources?
Is it necessary to file in forms to apply for invention relying on genetic resources?
What should applicant do if he wants to protect the colors, drawings or photographs?
What information shall indicate in the brief explanation of a design?
Is it necessary to submit the design which is omitted?
Can applicant apply for design patent in combination?
What is the requirement of brief explanation of design patent?
Is it normal being asked to submit sample of a design patent to CNIPA?
What’s the requirement of the sample of a design patent to CNIPA?
Is it possible to submit any sample of a design patent to CNIPA?
What kind of international exhibitions are recognized by CNIPA concerning novelty?
What kind of academic or technological meetings are recognized by CNIPA concerning novelty?
What applicant shall do if claiming the novelty based on international exhibitions or academic or technological meetings to CNIPA?
How to prove contents of patent application are divulged by others without the consent of the applicant?
What shall applicant file to CNIPA if claiming foreign priority?
How to CNIPA confirm the foreign priority that applicant claim?
What shall applicant file to CNIPA if claiming domestic priority?
What’s the decision of CNIPA if not claiming priority based on the Rules?
How to prove the right of priority if the submitting information is not well-match?
Is it necessary to submit brief explanation for a design patent fling?
How many priority applicant may claim?
How to calculate the priority period if claiming multiple priorities?
Is it possible to file a same subject invention application if claiming the domestic priority?
Is it possible to file a same subject utility model application if claiming the domestic priority?
Under what situation did the application not claim any priority?
What’s the effect if the later application claims priority but not obey the rules?
What applicant who has no residence or business office in China should to to claim a foreign priority?
What’ the distinguished of two or more inventions or utility models belong to a single general inventive concept?
Could applicant apply for design application with some similar ones?
How many similar designs can apply for together?
How to distinguish the designs of the same class?
What’s required when applying designs as one application?
Could applicant withdraw the patent application?
What’s required when withdrawing an application?
Will the application keep publishing after the withdrawing?
Which patent application that CNIPA will not receive?
Will the submitting of drawings affect the filing date?
Is possible two different applicants respectively have the same invention patents?
Is possible for an applicant fie invention and utility model patent on the same day?
Will the administration remind applicant of the invention and utility model patent filed on the same day if the utility model one granted?
Will the administration remind applicant the grant of invention patents if the same subject utility model patent granted before?
After declaring the abandonment of the utility model, will the administration grants for the invention patent which has rejections anymore?
Could applicant not make abandonment of the utility model patent but receive the invention patent of the same subject?
When will the utility model invalid if it declares abandonment of the same subject invention patent?
Could applicant file divisional application?
Could an applicant file a divisional application of other type?
Will the divisional application having the same priority as the original application?
What information is needed for filing divisional application?
What is preliminary examination?
What is the importance of making rectification?
How applicant confirms submitting enough filing information or document?
When filing a design patent, dose applicant need to indicate the class of his products?
Could anyone submit observation to a granted patent?
Could applicant delay to submit documents concerning any search or results of any examination?
Could applicant amend his invention patent after filing?
Could applicant amend his utility model patent after filing?
Could applicant amend his design patent after filing?
What applicant should file when amend his invention patent after filing?
What applicant should file when amend his utility model patent after filing?
What applicant should file when amend his design model patent after filing?
What’s deadline of applicant shall complete the granting of patent application?
What will CNIPA do if applicant completes the granting?
What will CNIPA do if applicant does not complete the granting?
Could applicant requests for a patent right assessment report for his invention patent?
Could applicant requests for a patent right assessment report for his utility model patent?
Could applicant requests for a patent right assessment report for his design patent?
What information is needed if applicant requests for a patent right assessment report?
When will applicant receive assessment report after filing request?
Could two or more persons request assessment report for the same patent?
How other persons request for assessment report for the same patent if CNIPA issued it before?
Who are the members of Patent Reexamination Board?
How applicant request for reexamination?
Could applicant amend his application when filing reexamination request?
What’s the procedure after filing reexamination request?
Could applicant withdraw the reexamination request?
When reexamination terminate after applicant filing withdrawing request?
What information is needed if applicant requests for invalidation?
What is the definition of trademark?
why do people needs to register a trademark?
How long the trademark can be used by the register?
what are the reasons for the trademark refusal?
what kind of trademark can be registered?
How to file an application in Madrid?
What rights does trademark registration provide?
How to search before filing an international application?
Why the trademark needs to search before filing?
what is kind of mark are not permitted to be registered as a trademark?
What is the use of the trademark?
Under the Trademark Law and these Regulations, when an interested party believes his trademark constitutes a well-known trademark when a dispute arises in the course of trademark registration or trade
In accordance with the provisions of the Trademark Law and these Regulations. Applications may be filed for registration of geographic indications provided for in Article l6 of the Trademark Law as w
An interested party entrusting a trademark agency with the filing of an application for trademark registration or attending to other trademark matters shall submit what kind of document?
An interested party entrusting a trademark agency with the filing of an application for trademark registration or attending to other trademark matters shall submit what kind of document? What’s the d
According to the trademark law, which language shall be used in the application ?
In which circumstance, staff member of the Trademark Office and the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board shall withdraw, or a party or interested Part may request him to withdraw?
What time can named as the filing day?
Document of the Trademark Office or the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board will send to who and by what way?
What should international registration process in china ?
Why develop the trademark law?
Which department shall be responsible for the registration and administration of trademarks throughout the country?
Which department shall be responsible for trademark disputes?
What is the meaning of a registered trademark?
what is the meaning of a collective mark?
what is the meaning of a certification mark?
How to apply for the exclusive right for a trademark?
What will happen when two or more natural persons, legal persons, or other organizations jointly file an application?
A trademark seeking registration shall obey what rules?
What’s rule shall a trademark registrant obey?
What principle should a foreigner or foreign enterprise do when they want to conduct a registration in china?
A trademark agency should abide by what principle?
In what situation, a trademark agency can’t on behalf of the registration?
The exclusive right to use a registered trademark is limited to what?
What kind of conduct is infringing the exclusive right of a registered trademark?
What will happen when a party uses a famous trademark as registered, or unregistered, as an enterprise name and confuses the public?
In what situation, an exclusive rights holder of a registered trademark have no right to prohibit other people to use the similar trademark?
The same situation in three-dimensional registered trademarks?
What the trademark registrant or any interested party should do when there is an litigation arise about the exclusive right?
Which authorities can handle the dispute for exclusive right?
How to file an application?
Should the same mark for goods in different classes can apply for one trademark?
We can file the application document by which way?
What should we do if we want to use the trademark in connection with other goods in the same class for which the registration was granted?
What should we do if we want to change the element of the trademark?
What’s the meaning of priority?
What should we do if the trademark intends to continue to use the registered trademark beyond the 10-year period?
What if the name, address, or other matters pertaining to the registrant want to change?
What should we do if we want to filing an assignment?
What will happen if the trademark registrant have a similar trademark on the same goods, or the same or similar trademark on similar goods in the procession?
what is the meaning of a trademark licensing agreement?
The Trademark Office shall invalidate the registration in what situation?
What do the parties could do after the Trademark Office notify the parties about the invalidation?
What will happen if the invalidation requested by any organization or individual?
In what situation, the holder of prior rights or any interested party may, within five years from the date of registration, can request the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board make a ruling to in
What happens next?after the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board receipt of an application for invalidating a trademark
What happens after the expiration of the time limit?
What happens to the invalidated registration?
What happens if any loss has been caused through the ill will of a trademark registrant to any other party?
What happens if the trademark registrant or other party did not want to abided?
As a trademark registrant, what will happen if I change the name or other element of the trademark?
What should I do if I want to revoke a trademark which the trademark have not been use for a period greater than three years without any justifiable reasons?
What will happen if the trademark I want to registered was similar or same to a registered trademark which has been cancelled, invalidated or has not been renewed upon expiration?
What will happen if a party violates the provisions of Article 6 of this Law?
What will happen if a party that uses an unregistered trademark has committed misrepresenting the trademark as registered, or violating the provision of Article 10 of this Law?
What will happen if a party violates the provision of Article 15 Paragraph 5?
Q: What can we do if we dissatisfied with the decision of the Trademark Office to cancel or not cancel a trademark registration?
What will happen if the time limit has expired and the applicant fails to apply to the Trademark Office for a review of the office’s decision to cancel a trademark’s registration, or to institute l
What happens if the trademark has been canceled?
Is there a limit for a trademark’s exclusive right?
Which conductions will constitutes an infringement of the exclusive right to use a registered trademark?
What should we do if a party uses a famous trademark as registered, or unregistered, as an enterprise name and confuses the public?
In what situation, An exclusive rights holder of a registered trademark shall have no right to prohibit other people from using the same or similar trademark?
What will happen if the three-dimensional registered trademarks are by the product’s own nature essentially the shape of the product, and provide the goods bearing the mark with a specific value?
Could the holder of the exclusive right prohibit other people from using the trademark if an identical or similar trademark has been used in connection with the same goods or similar goods by others b
Which powers can administrative authorities take in investigating activities?
What should the party do when the administrative department of the preceding exercise powers prescribed by law?
What should we do if there is an dispute arises with respected to the ownership of the trademark, or the right owner files lawsuits of trademark infringement to a People’s Court ?
Should the party pay the fine if he or she can prove that he or she did not know the infringement they have caused?
The point of a geographic indication registered as certification marks or collective marks?
In the following circumstances, any staff member of the Trademark Office and the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board shall withdraw, or a party or interested Part may request him to withdraw?
The regulation about international trademark registration?
The basic process of trademark application?
What if the mark filed as a three-dimensional sign?
What if the mark filed as colours?
What if the mark filed as a certification mark or collective mark?
What if the mark filed within foreign language?
what kind of document can be the identify document of the applicant?
Instructions of filing the application.
What’s Regulations on the Protection of Olympic Symbols for?
Olympic Symbols mentioned in these Regulations refer to what?
Who are The right owners of the Olympic Symbols in these Regulations?
What are the rights the owners can enjoy?
The Use for Business Purposes in these Regulations refers to what?
Who is responsible for the protection of the Olympic Symbols according to the provisions of these regulations.
Who should report the Olympic Symbols to the administration departments for industry and commerce under the State Council for record?
What should I do if I get the authorization to use the Olympic Symbols for business purpose from the right owners?
What will happen if someone use the Olympic Symbols without the authorization of the right owner for business purpose?
Does the administration departments for industry and commerce has the right to investigate and deal with the infringement of the exclusive right of the Olympic Symbols?
What will happen if the imported and exported cargoes were suspected of infringing the exclusive rights of the Olympic Symbols?
The amount of compensation of the infringements of the Olympic Symbols shall be decided according to what?
Which laws and regulations can protect the Olympic Symbols Besides the protection of these Regulations?
What’s the measures for the Implementation of International Registration of Marks under Madrid Agreement?
Where any party applying for international registration of a mark with china, what principle should they abide?
May the registered trademark apply for international registration under the Madrid agreement?
How is the world intellectual property organization dealing with international trademarks?
Do they charge any translation fee?
What should we do If the applicant for international registration of a mark is a natural person, and what if the applicant is a legal person or any other organization?
What message should the applicant indicate?
How many classes can an application for international registration of a mark may designate?
What is needed for the international registration of a mark?
At what time, any party may file an opposition with the Trademark Office against an application requesting for territorial extension to China published in the Gazette?
What can we do if an applicant requesting for territorial extension of a collective mark or certification mark to China?
What will happen if an assignor fails to apply?
What will happen if the deletion or reduction does not comply with the requirements on the classification of goods or services enforced in China?
What should we deal with if we want to licensing another party to use ours trademark of international registration in the territory of China?
What will happen if there is a substitution caused?
What will happen if a trademark of international registration under protection in China falls within the circumstances provided in Article 41 of the Trademark Law?
Who and when should appoint a trademark agency to apply to the Trademark Office for issuance of a certificate that his or its mark is under protection in China?