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If you have ever done any research on how to register an exclusive trademark you may know its long-lasting and time-consuming process, which is predicted to last from 1 to 1.5 years. If nothing goes wrong, you may have your trademark officially registered.
(Priority right - The biggest advantage when registering exclusive trademarks)
However, you will also figure it out that a trademark registration certificate only lasts 10 years since the date your registration application is accepted by National Office of Intellectual Property. Meanwhile, the registration approval process already takes from 1 to 1.5 year. In summary, you may only physically hold your registration certificate in 8 years.
And that’s when you understand what “Priority right” actually means.
“Priority right” in registering exclusive trademarks means: since the moment when your trademark registration application is submitted to and stamped “Accepted” by the National Office of Intellectual Property, if there are any other applications containing trademarks similar/causing confusions to yours which are submitted after your application will be refused/returned for editing. That is the reason why Asoka Law especially advise our clients to take “Priority right” seriously when registering any trademarks.
As analyzed above, “priority right” is extremely important to the process of trademark registration as a whole. Therefore, when undertaking application, we especially focus on SPEED. You will certainly be surprised by our speedy document implementation.
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