The inaugural "China-Korea Trademark System Seminar" took place on November 17, 2023, at Beijing's Hyatt Hotel. Organized by the China Trademark Association and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), and guided by the International Cooperation Department of the China National Intellectual Property Administration and the Republic of Korea's Embassy in China, the event addressed the growing significance of intellectual property (IP) protection amid the resurgence of global economies and the thriving China-Korea trade.
Please note that 1-2 January 2023 has been declared as Public Holiday. Therefore, National Intellectual Property Administration of China, Chinese courts, as well as our offices will be closed during this period. All deadlines falling on a holiday will be automatically extended. Should you have any urgent cases, please let us have your instructions ahead of the holidays.
Please note that 2 November 2022 has been declared as Public Holiday by Macao Government. Therefore, Economic and Technological Development Bureau of Macao, as well as our Macao office will be closed during this period. All deadlines falling on a holiday will be automatically extended. Should you have any urgent cases, please let us have your instructions ahead of the holidays.
Beginning on December 3, 2022, trademark applicants will have three months (with a possible three-month extension), instead of the current six months, to respond to office actions issued during the examination of a trademark application at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This change only applies to office actions issued on or after December 3.