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Hong Kong trademark registration services: why trademark registration in Hong Kong with Coddan is important? Registering a trademark in Hong Kong is an essential element of legally protecting a company's products or services, especially so in this Special Administrative Region of China where trademark infringements and counterfeiting are commonplace. If approval is granted by the Intellectual Property Department, which handles trade mark registration in Hong Kong, the trademark - whether a slogan or symbol - represents only a particular product or service and no one else may use it. If a rival firm does start using a trademark that's the same or similar, you'll be legally entitled to take action against them.
|Register a Trade Mark in Hong Kong|
Trademark registration in Hong Kong achieved by lodging a formal application with the Hong Kong Patent & Trademark Office. With this Hong Kong registering trademark package we will provide the following services: search existing registered trademarks with trademark office; filing a HK trademark application for one class of goods or services; the opportunity to register a trademark or logo in additional classes; the certificate of trademark registration will be send by post.
As a warning sign to other companies, when your trademarks approved, you'll be able to put the ® sign beside it, showing that it has been registered and is therefore protected - it's not permitted to use this sign if the trademark has not been registered. If a dispute does arise with a competitor firm, being able to show you own your trademark will be essential to proving your claim that it is, and your trademark certificate will do just that.
Another important aspect of registering a trademark is that no one else will be able to register the same or a similar one later, as it won't be permitted by the Intellectual Property Department. In addition, a limited company that has trademarked products or services will have higher value that those that don't because they won't be protected from forgeries.
As a global city and major trading hub of intense competition among local and international companies and their brands, not having registered a trademark would leave a firm open to all sorts of threats and potentially imperil its future. It's therefore vital to be legally protected at this fundamental corporate level.
Here at Coddan, we have a wide range of Hong Kong company formation services for clients who wish to establish a private company in Hong Kong, including handing trademark registration so that your company is fully protected at all times. If you'd like to know more about registering a trademark in Hong Kong, get in touch with us today and our friendly consultants will be happy to advise.
Why register your trade mark in Hong Kong? A trade-mark is an invaluable part of your company, because it represents your company's brand and reputation. You should register your trademark in Hong Kong if you are planning to trade there, whether it's now or in the future. Protecting your trade mark is your responsibility and registering it is the only way you can stop other people from using it and taking advantage of the brand you built.
When you register your trademark you are protecting your company from losing its image, preventing many of the terrible things that could happen if your business hasn't safeguarded its business name/brand. For example, counterfeit goods are a huge problem, particularly in Hong Kong and China. So with trademark registration your business's brand will be protected, ensuring your competition cannot copy your logos. Customers may also be more loyal if you have a trademark that they recognise and is registered.
Registering your trademark secures your right to take legal action and claim for damages if another business or company use your trademark without your consent in Hong Kong. If you register your trademark you'll have the exclusive right to use it in relation to the goods/services it was registered for. Additionally, as the owner you have the right to sell or franchise your trademark to others, which could bring you extra revenue.
You have two ways to register your trademark in Hong Kong; you could register it yourself or go through a third party, such as Coddan. Doing it yourself requires extensive time and research, so many companies find going through a firm that is experienced in trademark registration is quicker, easier and more cost-effective.