(including certification mark, collective mark and defensive mark) Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559)
Trade Marks Rules (Cap. 559A)
If you wish to have our services of search of records and preliminary advice on the registrability of a trade mark, you may consider filing Form T1 with the prescribed fees before applying for registration of a trade mark.
Please note that only minimal changes to the application are allowed after you have filed the application. Your attention is drawn to section 46 of the Trade Marks Ordinance, rules 23 - 24 of the Trade Marks Rules and How to apply to register a trade mark in the Hong Kong SAR which can be viewed at www.ipd.gov.hk.
This form is available in Chinese and English. Either Chinese or English can be used as the language of proceedings. Please complete this form in English unless otherwise stated. The language of proceedings will be in English and the certificate of registration will be issued in English.
You must complete Parts 01, 02, 05, 07 and 08.
By submitting the application, you will be treated as having given consent to the Trade Marks Registry and its service provider to copy all the information provided for the purpose of the administration of the Trade Marks Ordinance and its subsidiary legislation.
This form must be signed and dated.
If there is not enough space for any part on this form, please continue on an additional sheet. Number each additional sheet and state the number of additional sheet(s).
Please enquire through the following means:
Internet homepage address: www.ipd.gov.hk
Use of personal data:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, the Trade Marks Registry may be unable to handle your application, filing request or notice if you do not provide sufficient information.
The Trade Marks Registry will use any personal data provided in this form and any document(s) filed in relation to it for processing your application, request or notice, as well as for the purposes of collection set out at www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/home.htm. Any of the information provided may be made available for public inspection, in full or in part, pursuant to Rules 68 and 69 of the Trade Marks Rules, Cap. 559A. Such information may be accessed through the Internet.
The Trade Marks Registry may redact unsolicited personal data included with this form or any document(s) filed in relation to it before making them available for public inspection. Please DO NOT provide any personal data (including personal data relating to third parties) which are not specifically required to be submitted.
Subject to the requirements of the Trade Marks Ordinance, Cap. 559, any person has the right to request access to and correct his/her personal data held in the trade mark records maintained by the Trade Marks Registry, pursuant to sections 18 and 22 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Cap. 486.
For further details, please see the Personal Information Collection Statement at www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/home.htm.
Use of other information:
The Trade Marks Registry will use any information relating to any commercial enterprise or entity provided in this form and any document(s) filed in relation to it for processing your application, request or notice, and for the purposes of collection set out at www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/home.htm. They may be made available for public inspection, in full or in part, pursuant to Rules 68 and 69 of the Trade Marks Rules, Cap. 559A. Such information may beaccessed through the Internet.
DO NOT include any business information of your own or that of third parties which you consider to be confidential or commercially sensitive. Where such information is included in this form or any document(s) filed in relation to it, the Registrar will treat it an express and voluntary consent given by you and any such third party to disclosure of all such information for the purpose of public inspection.
If you submit copies of any copyright-protected materials, including but not limited to e.g. a sample of a sound or movement mark in the form of an audio/video file, to the Trade Marks Registry at any time for processing your application and/or for reference purposes, please ensure the necessary consent has been obtained: you should only submit copies of copyright-protected materials where the relevant copyright owner(s) has/have consented to the use of such copies and the making of further copies by the Trade Marks Registry and its service providers for the purpose of the administration of the Trade Marks Ordinance and its subsidiary legislation.
Submission of application/request/notice:
In person or by mail with the appropriate fee to the Registrar of Trade Marks, 24/F, Wu Chung House, No. 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China. The fee schedule can be viewed at www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/forms_fees.htm. Payment can be made in person by cash, or by sending a cheque/bank draft (in Hong Kong dollars which can be cleared in Hong Kong) made payable to THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION.
Note 1 If your name is not in Roman letters or in Chinese, please include a transliteration in Roman letters. Please ensure the applicant named in Part 01 below is capable of holding property including trade mark. If you are a sole proprietorship/partnership firm in Hong Kong, please provide the name(s) of the sole proprietor/partners followed by the trading name of the sole proprietorship/partnership firm.
Details of applicant making request under section 38(2)(a) of the Trade Marks Ordinance for registration of a trade mark
02 Trade Mark
Place a representation of your trade mark in the box. If you claim colour(s) as a trade mark or as element(s) of a trade mark, the representation of your trade mark must be in the colour(s) for which the claim is made. Please also complete Form T2A.
If the trade mark consists of or contains a word, letter or character that is neither in Roman letters nor in Chinese characters, please provide the transliteration and/or translation of the word, letter or character in the space below.
Non-Roman letters or non-Chinese characters Language
Note 2 If the applicant has duly filed an application for registration of this trade mark in respect of the same goods or services in a Paris Convention country or WTO member within 6 months prior to the date of filing of this application, right of priority can be claimed. A claim of multiple priority dates in respect of different goods and/or services is acceptable.
Note 3 Goods and services are classified in accordance with the Nice Classification. This can be viewed at http://ipsearch.ipd.gov.hk/. A copy is also available at the counter of the Trade Marks Registry.
05 Goods and/or services covered by this application (Note 3)
List the class number(s) in consecutive numerical order and the goods or services appropriate to that class.
Specification of goods and/or services:
Total number of class(es)
06 Note: If you are applying for a certification, collective or defensive mark (see Notes 6 and 7 in Form T2A), or a sound, smell or other non-traditional mark, or if you claim a 3-dimensional shape or colour(s) as a trade mark/element(s) of a trade mark, please also complete Form T2A. Failure to complete Form T2A will render the application not being treated as such type/kind of mark If you wish to include a disclaimer, limitation or condition, please also complete Form T2A. If you wish to include a disclaimer, limitation or condition subsequent to the filing of the application, you will have to do so by way of filing a Form T5A.
I/we have read and understood the “Important notes”.
The applicant is capable of holding property including trade mark.
The trade mark is being used by the applicant or with his consent in relation to the goods or services indicated in Part 05, or the applicant honestly intends to use the trade mark, or allows it to be used, in relation to those goods or services.
08 Address for service in Hong Kong, China(Note 4)
Note 5 If you are an agent, you must provide details of an address in Hong Kong, China where you reside or carry on your business activities. Please note that a P.O. Box or “care of” address is not acceptable.