Trademark Registration

This is a letter applying for registration of a trademark for new goods with a description of the manner it was used.

Trademark Licence Agreement

Trademarks Licence Agreement whereby the Licensor grants the Licensee the right to use the trademarks for products, goods or services. This is drafted in Neutral Form.

Trademark Policy

This is a trademark policy issued by an employer to apply at the workplace. It sets the procedures and expectations to be followed by employees whenever dealing with trademarks in the course of their employment.

Assignment Agreement

A simple assignment of intellectual property from the assignor and the assignee.

How long does a trademark registration last?

According to sections 48 and 49 of the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559), the registration of a trademark will last for 10 years from the filing date of the registration application. If you have registered your trademark and wish to extend the period of protection, you can renew your registration. For each renewal, you will … Read more

How do I know whether I need trademark or copyright protection?

To protect your intellectual property, trademarks and copyrights are both important tools. However, it is sometimes confusing as to which type of protection you need. It is vital that you understand the differences between trademarks and copyrights, especially if you are conducting business within the field of commerce. Copyright VS Trademark There are some major … Read more

What is the process for registering a trademark in Hong Kong?

If you wish to register a trademark under the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559), you should apply to the Registrar of Trade Marks (i.e. the Director of Intellectual Property). Nonetheless, as registering a trademark is a complicated process, you should speak to a lawyer or an expert in the field for handling the registration process … Read more

What are the benefits of registering a trademark?

You can choose to register a trademark under the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559). There are many benefits of registering a trademark: It gives you the exclusive right to your trademarks: When you have registered your trademark at the Trade Marks Registry in Hong Kong, you will be given a Trademark certificate to prove that … Read more

What is a trademark?

A trademark is a type of (legally recognised) intellectual property. It consists of a mark (i.e. a sign, expression or design) that can distinguish the products and/or services of one trader from those of another. The owner of a trademark can be a business organisation, an individual, or a legal entity. A trademark may be … Read more