Registration of trademark in the Hong Kong SAR is governed by the Trademarks Ordinance and Rules (Cap. 559 and 559A) effective 4 April, 2003.Even after the commission of Hong Kong to China, there is a separate trademark law in Hong Kong („trademarks ordinance“). IP rights registered in Hong Kong will not be automatically protected in China, and vice versa. The principles of “common law” apply.
- The applicant’s name and address, nationality.
- The class and goods/services items designated for your trademark.
- Priority information, if any.
- No Power of Attorney form is needed for filing a trademark application in Hong Kong
Duration and Renewal: A trademark registration is valid for 10 years from the date of application.
The registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.