Administrative measures for the registration of collective marks, certification marks and
the first under the People's Republic of China trademark law (hereinafter referred to as the trademark law) the provisions of article III, these measures are formulated.
article the registration and administration of collective marks and certification marks, in accordance with the trademark law, the People's Republic of China implementing regulations of the trademark law (hereinafter regulations) and the relevant provisions of the measures.
article provisions relating to goods in these measures, applicable to services.
fourth article application collective trademark registered of, should comes with subject qualification proved file and should detailed description the collective organization members of name and address; to geographic logo as collective trademark application registered of, should comes with subject qualification proved file and should detailed description its by has of or its delegate of institutions has of professional technicians, and professional detection equipment, situation, to showed that its has supervision using the geographic logo commodity of specific quality of capacity.
application to geographical indications as collective trademarks the registration of groups, associations and other organizations, the geographical indication should be from members within the marked area.
fifth application for registration of a certification mark, shall be attached to the main qualification certificates and details should be provided with or its authorized institution has the professional and technical personnel, test equipment, and so on, evidenced by the certification mark to indicate that it is monitoring the quality of specific goods.
sixth apply to geographical indications as collective trademarks and certification trademarks registered, shall be attached to the jurisdiction of the geographical indication areas marked by the people's Government of or approved by the competent authority file.
foreign person or foreign enterprise apply to geographical indications as collective trademarks and certification marks registration of the geographical indication should be provided on behalf of the applicant in the proof of origin is protected by law.
seventh article to geographic logo as collective trademark, and proved trademark registered of, should in applications pieces in the description following content:
(a) the geographic logo by marked of commodity of specific quality, and reputation or other features;
(ii) the commodity of specific quality, and reputation or other features and the geographic logo by marked of area of natural factors and Humanities factors of relationship;
(three) the geographic logo by marked of area of range.
article eighth as collective marks and certification marks applied for registration of geographical indications, geographical indications is the name of the marked area, or is the ability to mark a product derived from the region's other Visual signs.
areas referred to in the preceding paragraph without fully consistent with the range of existing territorial unit, in the area.
Nineth more than one wine geographical indications constitute a homophone or with the characters in these geographical indication to distinguish between cases and do not mislead the public with each other, each geographical indication may be registered as collective marks or certification marks.