Examined trademark registration applications outnumber 1 mln in China in 2009

Examined trademark registration applications outnumber 1 mln in China in 2009

2009/9/22

Till five p.m. of September 15, in 2009, the examined trademark registration applications in China outnumbered 1 million, reaching 1.005 million. Thus, the amounts of trademark registration applications, the examined applications and valid registered trademarks all ranked the first in the world and China became the nation which owned the most trademarks in the world.
It is learnt that the Trademark Bureau of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) spent 8 and a half months of the year 2009 in finishing the workload of trademark examinations that needed three years and three months in the past, up 153%. Over 98% of the examined trademark registration applications met the standard.
Director of the Trademark Bureau Li Jianchang explained that, that the amount of examined trademark registration applications in a year exceeded 1 million indicates that China's ability in trademark examination was increased by times and can meet the requirements of trademark registration during the development of economy and the society. 
                                                                                                Source: IPR in China     



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