Rules For Trademark Review And 2014 (Revised)

Original Language Title: 商标评审规则(2014年修正本)

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Rules for trademark review and 2014 (revised)

    (November 2, 1995 37th SAIC announced on September 17, 2002, the State administration for industry and commerce administration, 3rd revision for the first time on September 26, 2005 the State administration for industry and commerce the 20th amendment for the second time on May 28, 2014, State administration for industry and commerce to 65th, third revision since June 1, 2014) Chapter I General provisions

    The first to standardize the trademark review and adjudication procedures, in accordance with the People's Republic of China trademark law (hereinafter referred to as trademarks) and the People's Republic of China implementing regulations of the trademark law (hereinafter referred to as the implementation regulations), these rules are formulated.

Under trademark law and regulations for the implementation of the provisions of article II, the State administration for industry and Commerce trademark review and adjudication Board (hereinafter referred to as the trademark review and adjudication Board) is responsible for the following trademark review and adjudication of cases:

(A) appeal against the State administration for industry and Commerce Trademark Office (hereinafter referred to as the Trademark Office) dismissed the application for trademark registration decisions, in accordance with the trademark law article 34th, apply for a review of the case;

(B) refuses to refuse to register the Trademark Office decided, in accordance with the third paragraph of the article 35th of the trademark law, apply for a review of the case;

(C) trademarks registered to, in accordance with the trademark law in article 44th, 45th, request for invalidation cases under this article;

(D) refuses to accept the trademark office registered trademark of declaring invalid a decision, in accordance with the trademark law article 44th paragraph, apply for a review of the case;

(E) against the Trademark Office to cancel or not to cancel a registered trademark decision, in accordance with the trademark law article 54th, apply for a review of the case. In trademark review program in the, Qian paragraph subsection (a) items by refers to requests review of trademark collectively for application trademark, subsection (ii) items by refers to requests review of trademark collectively for was objections trademark, subsection (three) items by refers to requests invalid declared of trademark collectively for dispute trademark, subsection (four), and (five) items by refers to requests review of trademark collectively for review trademark.

    In these rules, the aforementioned trademarks collectively referred to as review trademark.

Third parties participate in the trademark review and adjudication activities, can be handled in writing or data messages.

    Submission of data messages and the specific measures formulated by the trademark review and adjudication Board separately.

Fourth the trademark review and adjudication Board hearing trademark cases written, but to oral proceedings in accordance with the regulations for the implementation of article 60th decided otherwise.

    The oral proceedings and the specific measures formulated by the trademark review and adjudication Board separately.

    Article fifth trademark review and adjudication Board under trademark laws, implementing regulations and the rules made the decisions and rulings shall be in writing and served on the relevant parties of data messages, and explain the reasons.

Sixth except as otherwise provided in these rules, the trademark review and adjudication Board hearing trademark cases collegial system, by more than three odd trademark collegiate team of judges for trial.

    Collegiate Panel hear the case, the principle of the minority subordinate to the majority.

    Article seventh party or interested persons in accordance with the provisions of section seventh application for disqualification of judges should be handled in writing and state the reasons. Eighth in the trademark review and adjudication period, parties have the right to dispose of its own trademarks and trademark-related rights.

Without prejudice to the premise of social and public interests, the rights of third parties, and between the parties in writing or with the mediation to reach a settlement on their own.

    For the parties to reach a settlement of the case, the trademark review and adjudication Board may close, or you can make a decision or ruling.

Nineth trademark review and adjudication of cases of joint applicant handled and there were party to the trademark review and adjudication, in accordance with the implementation of the provisions of the first paragraph of section 16th determines a person.

Representatives who participate in the review on the effectiveness of the parties they represent, they represent change, waiver review request or the other party review requested, should have a representative authorized in writing by the parties.

    Documents shall be served on the representative person of the trademark review and adjudication Board.

    Tenth foreign person or foreign enterprise for trademark review matters has habitual residence or business office in China, you can trust lawfully established trade mark agency agencies, can also be directly handled; no habitual residence or business office in China, should trust lawfully established trade mark agent firms.

    11th agent permissions are changed, the agent expires or agents of change, the Party shall promptly notify the trademark review and adjudication Board.

    12th the parties and their representatives can apply for access to materials related to the case.

    Chapter II application and acceptance

13th the trademark review, shall comply with the following conditions:

(A) the applicant shall have legal qualifications;

(B) made within the statutory time limit;

(C) belong to the scope of the trademark review and adjudication Board;

(D) shall submit the prescribed application form and the materials;

(V) explicit review requests, facts, reason and legal basis;

    (Vi) shall pay the assessment fee.

    14th article application trademark review, should to trademark Review Committee submitted applications; has was applicants of, should according to was applicants of number submitted corresponding copies number of copy; review trademark occurred transfer, and transfer, and change, has to trademark Council proposed application but yet approved announcement of, party should provides corresponding of proved file; based on trademark Council of decided book application review of, also should while comes with trademark Council of decided book.

15th the application shall set forth the following: (A) the applicant's name, address, contact person and contact phone number. Review application is whether an applicant, shall set forth the name and address of the applicant.

A delegate Agency to carry out the review and adjudication of the trademark, and shall set forth the trademark agency name, address, contact person and telephone number;

(B) review trademarks and preliminary approval number, the filing number or the registration number of published and the proprietor of the trademark Gazette;

    (C) explicit review requests and are based on the facts, reasons and legal basis.

    13th 16th trademark application does not comply with these rules (a), (b), (c), (f) conditions in one of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall not accept, notify the applicant in writing and state the reasons.

13th 17th trademark application does not comply with these rules (iv), (v) one of the prescribed conditions, or not provided for in the implementing regulation and the rules to submit supporting documents, or have other needs correction, trademark review and adjudication Board shall issue a correction notice to the applicant, the applicant shall, from the date of receipt of the notification of the correction correction in the 30th. Corrections still does not meet the provisions of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall not accept, notify the applicant in writing and state the reasons.

    Is not corrected within the prescribed, in accordance with the regulations for the implementation of article 57th, treated as withdrawals by filed, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall notify the applicant in writing.

    18th the trademark review and application for review is admissible, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall issue to the applicant a 30th of the acceptance notice.

19th the trademark review and adjudication Board has accepted the trademark application has one of the following situations and is not admissible and should be rejected in accordance with the regulations for the implementation of article 57th:

(A) in violation of the regulations for the implementation of article 62nd, withdrawals by the trademark review and application, and again on the same facts and reasons put forward the assessment of applications;

(B) the violation of the regulations for the implementation of article 62nd, the trademark review and adjudication Board has made a ruling or decision to again on the same facts and reasons put forward the assessment of applications;

(C) other circumstances that are not admissible.

To refuse to register review proceedings filed registered trademark of declaring invalid the trademark registration shall be approved, not subject to the preceding paragraph (b) of item requirements.

    Trademark review and adjudication Board dismissed the trademark application shall inform the applicant in writing and state the reasons. 20th the parties participating in review activities, should be in accordance with the number of the other party, submit the copies of the application, the respondent, copies of submissions and evidence and evidentiary materials, copies should be identical to the original content.

    Does not meet the foregoing requirements and corrections still does not meet the requirements, in accordance with the provisions of the second paragraph of this rule 17th, not accepting an application for review, or is deemed to have not submitted the relevant material. 21st, filed with the respondent, the trademark review and adjudication Board after accepting it shall be served on the respondent a copy of the application and the evidence material.

Being the applicant shall from the date of receipt of the application materials in the 30th with the trademark review and adjudication Board respondent and the copy; no reply within the prescribed time, without affecting the trademark review and adjudication Board of review. Trademark review and adjudication Board hearing refuses to refuse to register the Trademark Office decided to review cases, and shall notify the original applicant to attend and comment.

    Original objections shall, from the date of receipt of the application materials in the 30th with the trademark review and adjudication Board and copies of submissions submitted; not made observations within the prescribed period, does not affect the case.

22nd is the applicant to participate in reply and the original objection to participants shall be rejected for registration review program must have legal qualifications.

Trademark review and adjudication of counterclaim submissions and evidence material should be provided in accordance with the format and requirements to fill out,. Does not meet the provisions of the second paragraph or if there are other needs correction, the trademark review and adjudication Board correction notice issued to the applicant or the applicant, the respondent or the applicant shall notify the date of receipt of the correction correction in the 30th.

    Has not complied with or is not corrected within the statutory time limit corrections, comments as either did not reply or not, without affecting the trademark review and adjudication Board of review. 23rd the parties need to make an application for assessment or reply to add the relevant evidentiary material, it should be declared in the application or reply, and since the application or within three months from the date of the respondent forwarded; is not declared in the application form or the written pleadings or expiration of uncommitted, operate as a waiver of additional evidence material.

However, after the expiration of generation or the party has other legitimate reasons could not be submitted before the expiration of the evidence submitted after the expiration, the trademark review and adjudication Board to hand over evidence and cross-examination of the other party can be convinced. On the evidence provided by the parties within the statutory time limit, the other party, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall serve a copy of the evidence material to the other party.
The Parties shall from the date of receipt of the copy of the evidence on cross-examination in the 30th.

    24th the Parties shall on the evidence submitted by each category number inventory and production, documentary evidence of origin, certificates of specific facts briefly, and seal.

    The trademark review and adjudication Board after receipt of the evidence submitted by the parties, should be in the directory listing check the evidence and sign by the person in charge of the receipt, indicating the date of submission.

    25th a party name or mailing address changes, arising, shall promptly notify the trademark review and adjudication Board and the need to provide the appropriate supporting documents.

26th in the trademark review and adjudication procedures, a party's trademark, transfer, the assignee or successor shall promptly provide a written statement under relevant subject position, to participate in the follow-up review review of program and bear the consequences.

    No written statement without prejudice to review cases, trademark review and adjudication Board may be assignees or successors as a party to make a decision or ruling.

    Chapter III hearing 27th the trademark review and adjudication Board hearing trademark cases collegial system.

But there is one of the following cases, the trademark review and one single review:

(A) deals only with the trademark law of 30th and 31st referred to prior trademark rights in cases of conflict assessment, conflict has been eliminated;

(B) requesting the revocation or invalidation of the trademark has lost its exclusive right;

(C) shall be closed in accordance with rule 32nd;

    (D) other independent review of the case.

28th the parties or interested persons in accordance with the regulations for the implementation of article seventh and seventh of the present rules of the regulations of the trademark review and staff applying for the withdrawal, were requested to withdraw the trademark review and adjudication officer in front of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall make a decision on whether to avoid shall suspend his participation in the proceedings of the trial. Received after the trademark review and adjudication Board to make a decision or ruling party avoided the question or interested person to apply for, and does not affect the validity of accreditation decision, determination.

    But judges do exist need to be avoided, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall be handled according to law.

    29th the trademark review and adjudication Board hearing trademark cases, should be implemented in accordance with section 52nd, 53rd, 54th, 55th, 56th, it shall be heard.

    30th clause shall be rejected for registration review process of trademark registration shall be approved, the original objection to the invalidation of the trademark review and adjudication Board request, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall be composed of collegiate Panel hearings.

    31st in accordance with the trademark law article 35th fourth, 45th and regulations section 11th in the third paragraph (e) provides that need to wait for results of prior rights cases, trademark review and adjudication Board may decide to postpone the trial of the trademark review and adjudication of cases.

32nd under any of the following circumstances, terminate the review be closed:

(A) the death or termination of the applicant without an heir or heirs give up rights of review;

(B) the applicant withdraws the assessment of applications;

(C) when the parties have reached a settlement on its own or through mediation, you can close;

(D) other circumstances that should terminate the review.

    Trademark review and adjudication Board shall be closed and shall notify the party concerned in writing and state the reasons. 33rd Strip collegiate Panel hear the case shall make a collegiate record and signed by the members of the collegial panel.

Collegiate members of the group have different views, should be recorded accurately the collegiate record.

    Through the trial of a case, the trademark review and adjudication Board decisions, ruling according to law.

34th article of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall make a decision or order shall contain the following:

(A) the review request, the parties dispute the facts, reasons and evidence;

(B) the decision or ruling to find the facts, reasons and the applicable legal basis;

(C) the decision or ruling conclusions;

(D) can be available to parties of follow-up procedures and time limits;

(E) the date of the decision or ruling made.

    Decisions and orders signed by the members of the collegial panel, stamped with the seal of the trademark review and adjudication Board.

Article 35th of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall make a decision or order appealed against the Court by the parties, shall be submitted to the people's Court complaint at the same time or no later than the 15th of the complaint a copy or notify the trademark review and adjudication Board will sue information.

Apart from the grant of the trademark review and adjudication Board shall make a preliminary examination or the decision of the registration shall be approved, the trademark review and adjudication Board spontaneous decision or order is not received from the Court within four months from the date of appearance notice or a copy of a complaint submitted by the parties, written notice of the prosecution, the decision or orders transferred to the trademark Bureau.

    The trademark review and adjudication Board receiving the complaint submitted by the parties a copy or within four months from the date of the written notice of prosecution was not received from the respondent notice of the people's Court, transferred to the trademark Bureau of decisions or orders.

Article 36th in the administrative proceedings in the first instance, if it is for the trademark review and decision, ruled the trademark has lost its prior right cited by leading decision or order changes in facts, applicable law, and in the case of plaintiffs, the trademark review and adjudication Board may withdraw the original decision or ruling, and on the basis of new facts, make trademark review and adjudication decision or ruling.

    After the trademark review and adjudication decisions or orders served on the party, the trademark review and adjudication Board found the text of non-substantive errors such as errors, you can review the parties send a correction notice to correct the error.

37th trademark review and decision, ruled by the people's court verdict revoked, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall form a collegial group anew, time trial, and make a decision, ruling for a retrial.

    Review program, made by the trademark review and adjudication Board to the parties a new review request scope and legal basis not to include retried; enough to affect the result of the case submitted by the party to supplement the evidence that could be admitted, the other party shall be served on the other parties to be cross-examined.

    The fourth chapter of rules of evidence

Article 38th of his review request on the basis of facts or contradict each other review request was based on the fact that had the responsibility to provide the evidence to prove it.

Evidence, including documentary evidence, material evidence and audio-visual material, electronic data, testimony of witnesses, expert opinions, statements of the parties, etc.

No evidence or insufficient evidence to prove claims, by bears the burden of proof of the parties bear the adverse consequences.

Party to the other party stating the facts of the case made it clear that acknowledged, without giving evidence by the other party, except for the trademark review and adjudication Board deems it necessary to burden of proof. Party concerned entrusts an agent to participate in the review, admitted as a party to such agent admitted.

    But without a special authorized agent of the facts except for acknowledge review request directly leading to the recognition of each other's party scene, but a recognition of its agents not to repudiate it, as recognized by the parties.

39th the fact parties need not adduce evidence to prove that:

(A) a well-known fact;

(B) the laws and theorems;

(C) according to legal provisions or the known facts and daily life experience, can infer other facts;

(D) has been confirmed by court legally effective judgment of the facts;

(E) has been confirmed by the entry into force of the arbitration award;

(Vi) the fact that has been proved by effective notarial documents.

    The preceding paragraph (a), (c), (d), (e), (f), there is evidence to the contrary, except as sufficient to overturn. 40th parties with the trademark review and adjudication Board provides documentary evidence, originals should be provided, including the original, original and copy.

Provision of originals difficult, you can provide the appropriate copies, photographs or extracts of; custody of documentary evidence provided by the relevant departments of the original copy, photocopy or copying parts, you should indicate the source, after the check is stamped its seal. The trademark review and adjudication Board to provide evidence by the parties, it shall provide originals.

Provision of originals difficult, can provide the appropriate copies of or that the evidence photos, videos and other evidence; for a large number of the original Genus, can provide a part.

    Party to the other party copies of the documentary evidence, material evidence, photos, videos, and there are doubts and supported by relevant evidence, or the trademark review and adjudication Board considers it necessary, challenged the Parties shall provide or produce the originals or notarized copies of the evidence.

    41st the evidence provided by the parties with the trademark review and adjudication Board of People's Republic of China formed outside the territory, or in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, there is any doubt on the evidence of the other party and supported by relevant evidence, or deemed necessary by the trademark review and adjudication Board shall, in accordance with relevant provisions of corresponding notarial certification procedures. Article 42nd with the trademark review and adjudication Board provides documentary evidence or information in foreign languages in foreign languages, should be accompanied by a Chinese translation.

The Chinese translation is not submitted, the evidence is regarded as not submitted in foreign languages. The other party disagrees with the content of translation, Chinese translation should be part of dissent.

If necessary, the parties can delegate accreditation units full text, or the use or partial translation of dissent. Commissioned the translation of the parties cannot reach agreement, the trademark review and adjudication Board may specify a translation unit full text, or the use of or partial translation of dissent.

    Delegates necessary for translation expenses shall be borne by the parties 50%; refuse to cover the cost of translation, is deemed to be admitted the submission of translations.

Article 43rd single evidence has no probative value and probative examination and determination of size from the following aspects:

(A) the evidence is original, original, copy, copy with the original, the original line;

(B) whether the evidence and the facts of the case;

(C) evidence, sources in the form of compliance with legal requirements;

(D) evidence of truthfulness of the contents;

    (E) a witness or provide evidence of, and the parties have no interest.

44th review the totality of the evidence in the case, should be associated from the evidence and the facts of the case level, the link between evidence and other aspects of comprehensive review of the judgment.

    There are other parties, without Exchange cross-examination of evidence should not be admitted.

45th article cannot stand alone as a basis for identifying the case following evidence:
(A) minors not adapted to their age and mental condition made by testimony;

(B) the kinship, with party affiliation or other close relations of the witnesses testimony favorable to that party, or of adverse party that the testimony of the witnesses unfavorable to that party;

(C) shall participate in the oral hearing without good reason not to participate in witness testimony;

(D) it is difficult to identify whether the modified audio-visual material;

(V) could not be checked against the original, the original copy or reproduction;

(Vi) by one of the parties or other changes, the evidence of the other party shall not be authorized;

    (VII) other not alone as facts based on the evidence.

Article 46th party submitted evidence and objections of the other party but not enough to rebut the evidence to the contrary, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall confirm the probative value:

(A) check the original documentary evidence or documentary evidence of the original copy, photo, copies or extracts;

(B) evidence or evidence of the original certified copy of the original information, photos, videos, etc;

    (C) any other evidence obtained by lawful means, doubt-free audio or audio-visual materials certified copies.

    47th party delegates identified sectors of expertise, the other party is not enough to rebut the evidence and reason to the contrary, to confirm that the probative value.

48th evidence presented by the parties, approved by the other party or to the contrary evidence sufficient to rebut, the trademark review and adjudication Board may confirm the probative value.

    Evidence presented by the parties, dissent and to present rebuttal evidence by the other party, the other party to refute the evidence accepted, you can confirm the probative force of the evidence in rebuttal.

49th parties on the same fact to quote evidence to the contrary, but not enough based on no other evidence, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall be combined with the circumstances of the case, determine whether the probative value of the evidence provided significantly greater than the power of the other party with evidence, and of great probative evidence to confirm it.

    Due to a judgment leads to the facts of the dispute the probative force of the evidence difficult to prove, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall, in accordance with the principle of shared responsibility of proof judge.

    50th review process, parties in the application, the defence, representation, and its agent recognized against the counterparty in the representation of facts and evidence are accepted, the trademark review and adjudication Board shall confirm, except go back and there is evidence to the contrary, sufficient to overturn by the parties.

51st the trademark review and adjudication Board on a few pieces of evidence to prove the same facts can be found in accordance with the following principles:

(A) the State organs as well as other functions in accordance with terms of reference documents produced by instruments than other documentary evidence;

(B) identification, archive material and certified or registered card is superior to the other documents, audio-visual material and testimony of witnesses;

(C) copies of the originals, the original superior, replicas;

(D) legal identification is superior to other identification of the Department Department's expert conclusions;

(E) the original evidence than there was evidence;

(Vi) is superior to other witness testimony and parties related or other close witnesses to give testimony favorable to that party;

(G) participate in the oral hearing the testimony of a witness to testify than does not participate in the oral hearing the testimony of a witness to testify;

    (H) several different types, is better than an isolated evidence of consistent evidence.

    During the fifth chapter, served on During the 52nd including legal and trademark review and adjudication Board during the specified period.

    Period shall be computed in accordance with the provisions of section 12th. 53rd parties with the trademark review and adjudication Board date of documents or material submitted, sent, subject to the application date; mail, subject to date of postmark; postmark date is not clear or there is no postmark, the trademark review and adjudication Board date of actual receipt shall prevail, but except for the parties to present evidence of actual date of postmark. Submitted by postal courier enterprises, is subject to express company receiving and sending; sending date is not clear, the trademark review and adjudication Board date of actual receipt shall prevail, except to submit evidence of actual date of acceptance by the parties.

Submission of a data message, whichever of the trademark review and adjudication Board electronic system.

Party with the trademark review and adjudication Board mailing file, you should use to mail. Parties submitting documents to the trademark review and adjudication Board shall be marked in the file trademark application number or registration number, name of the applicant.

    Contents of the documents submitted, in written submissions, keep records with the trademark review and adjudication Board shall prevail; submission of a data message, the trademark review and adjudication Board database records shall prevail, but the party does have evidence to prove that the trademark review and adjudication Board files, database records are wrong otherwise. 54th of the trademark review and adjudication Board documents, can be sent by mail, by personal delivery, a data message, or otherwise served; served of a data message shall be agreed by the parties.

Party entrusts a trademark Agency, files trademark Agency shall be deemed served on the parties. The trademark review and adjudication Board to the document served on the parties of the date, sent by mail, the received date of postmark shall prevail; postmark date is not clear or there is no postmark from 15th after the date on which the document was sent is deemed served on the party, unless the parties can prove that the actual date of receipt unless directly submitted, subject to the application date.

Delivered by means of data messages, since the paper was the date 15th, as served; files cannot be delivered through described above, may by notice served on the parties, from the date of announcement on 30th, the document shall be deemed to have been served.

    The trademark review and adjudication Board mailing file after it has been returned to a client through the service, follow-up service are taken, but the after service of the notice expressly tell except for the mailing address.

55th article in accordance with implementation Ordinance fifth article third paragraph of provides, trademark review case of was applicants or original objections people is in China no often homes or Office of foreigners or foreign enterprise of, by the review trademark registered applications in the contains ming of domestic received people is responsible for received trademark review program of about legal file; trademark Review Committee will about legal file served the domestic received people, considered served party. In accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph of domestic recipients cannot be determined, the Trademark Office trial programs or the last apply the related issues of trade marks agencies bear the trademark review and adjudication procedures of the relevant legal documents in sign and convey obligation; the trademark review and adjudication Board about the trademark agency service of legal documents.

Trademark agents in the service of legal documents before the termination of trademark agency relations with foreign parties, shall be made in writing to the trademark review and adjudication Board about the situation, and 10th will be the date of receipt of the file-related legal documents returned to the trademark review and adjudication Board, served by the trademark review and adjudication Board separately. Madrid International registration of trademarks involves the International Bureau forwarding the relevant documents, shall be submitted to the appropriate service of evidence.

Uncommitted, it shall explain the reasons in writing, since the 15th as the service after the date on which the International Bureau.

    Such undeliverable, service by public announcement.

    The sixth chapter supplementary articles

    56th functionaries working in the trademark review and dereliction of duty, abuse of power, favoritism and illegal handling trademark matters, and accept the party's property, seeking illegitimate interests, shall be subject to punishment.

57th denied to any party dissatisfied with the Trademark Office trademark registration to the trademark review and adjudication Board decisions prior to May 1, 2014 the application for review, after the trademark review and adjudication Board May 1, 2014 (May 1, hereinafter the same) of cases, application of revised trademark law.

Objections to any party dissatisfied with the Trademark Office ruled that prior to May 1, 2014 review application to the trademark review and adjudication Board, trademark review and adjudication cases before the Committee on May 1, 2014, the party contested qualification and review applicable before the amendment of the trademark law, and other procedural and substantive issues for revised trademark law.

Trademarks registered to the parties prior to May 1, 2014 to dispute with the trademark review and adjudication Board and withdrawals of applications for review, trademark review and adjudication cases before the Committee on May 1, 2014 and relevant procedures applicable revised trademark law, an entity issues applicable before the amendment of the trademark law.

    Parties apply to the trademark review and adjudication Board prior to May 1, 2014 the trademark review and adjudication of cases, you should count on May 1, 2014 time period.

    Article 58th review and adjudication of the document format, developed by the trademark review and adjudication Board and published.

    59th by the State administration for industry and commerce is responsible for the interpretation of these rules. 60th of the rules come into force on June 1, 2014.