UK Trademark Registration




Release time:2016-05-12

British trademark registration as a natural person or legal person to entrust a local agent to apply to the British Patent Office, an application can specify more than one category. Among the many trademark applications, the first applicant does not have to worry about counterfeiting the application after obtaining the "Notice of Acceptance" at the Trademark Registry. The following instructions on how to register a UK trademark:
1. UK Trade Mark Registration Authority
In 1852, the British government promulgated the "Patent Law Amendment Act" and established the British Patent Office (UKPO), which has a history of more than 150 years. In 1990, UKPO officially became a government agency under the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of the United Kingdom, and obtained the status of the Trade Fund (Trading Fund Status) on October 1, 1991, thus achieving self-supporting. With the approval of the UK government, UKPO officially changed its name to the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) on 2 April 2007.
2. process and time of UK trademark registration
1) Trademark inquiry-inquiry service (not required), inquiry time: 2 working days.
2) Trademark Application-The application documents for trademark registration shall be submitted to the UK Intellectual Property Office.
3) Trademark Acceptance-The Trademark Registry will issue an acceptance number to the applicant for about one month.
4) Trademark review -3-6 months
5) Trademark registration-a trademark registration certificate is issued if there is no objection to the trademark announcement or the ruling objection is not established, or the trademark registration is successful. The trademark registration is valid for 10 years after successful registration, and can be renewed on time six months before the expiration date.
3. registered British trademark handling information
1) The power of attorney shall be signed or sealed by the principal;
2) Name of the applicant (the applicant is a legal person and needs to provide a copy of the business license with a clear official seal; the applicant is a natural person and needs to provide a copy of the ID card, and overseas people only need to provide a passport);
3) The address of the applicant (the application address of the applicant as a legal person must be consistent with the address on the business license);
4) Clear trademark drawings;
5) Registered goods or services.