As an international financial centre and free port, Hong Kong brands enjoy high international reputation. By registering trademark in Hong Kong, it can enhance corporate brands and their competiveness. It is also a vital stepping stone to explore the China market. The trademark owner may sue for the infringement of the trademark.
The Right of Priority on Hong Kong Trademark Registration
An applicant may enjoy the right of priority if he/she has filed an application for trademark registration for the same goods or service with a state party to Paris Convention or a WTO member state within six months before filing Hong Kong trademark application.
Duration of Application:
4-8 months (if no objections or oppositions arise)
Mark Validity Period:
Renewal application for 10 years to be submitted 6 months before the expiry.