Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

It is the third revision to the Trademark Law since it was first adopted in 1982. This revision aims to facilitate the trademark registration, promote a fair and competitive market and strengthen the protection on trademark rights. Among others, it specifies the following rules: • Enriching elements applicable for trademark registration(e.g. sound); • Offering opportunities for applicants to explain or correct their filed applications; • Allowing applicants to apply for registration of the same trademark for multiple types of goods in one application; • Improving the objection procedure and the protection on well-known trademarks; • Providing a heavier punishment if a party has committed trademark infringement on two or more occasions within five years or falls under any other serious circumstances. • Increasing the amount of compensation for damages due to infringement of trademark rights. The revised Trademark Law entered into force on May 1, 2014.
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