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Q01. What is a “trademark”?
Q02. What is a “collective trademark”?
Q03. What is a “collective membership mark”?
Q04. What is a “certification mark”?
Q05. Who is eligible for filing a trademark application?
Q06. How is the representation of a trademark in an application prepared?
Q07. How to fill in the column of the names of goods or services designated for a trademark application?
Q08. What are the advantages of a multi-class application?
Q09. Will the period for examining a multi-class application be prolonged?
Q10. How to claim trademark priority?
Q11. Can multiple priorities be made for a multi-class application?
Q12. Can the symbol “R” referring to a registered mark or “TM” standing for a trademark be included in a trademark sought to be registered?
Q13. Can different people file applications for registration of an identical trademark for different goods or services?
Q14. How to disclaim the exclusive use of a trademark?
Q15. Can the particulars of a trademark be changed while the trademark application is in progress?
Q16. Why the goods or services designated for a trademark application cannot be changed?
Q17. Does the applicant of a trademark application have an opportunity to be heard during the trademark application proceeding?
Q18. What remedies can be taken if a trademark application is rejected?
Q19. How to acquire trademark registration?
Q20. How to make payment of registration fee?
Q21. Is there a grace period for paying the 2nd installment of the registration fee if the payment is not made in time due to negligence?
Q22. How to calculate the term of trademark rights? Is there any difference for the term of trademark rights if the registration fee is paid in installments?
Q23. What steps need to be taken if the information of a trademark right holder changes after the trademark has been registered?
Q24. What is the meaning of trademark division?
Q25. How to divide a pending trademark application?
Q26. How to divide trademark rights after the trademark has been registered?
Q27. What should be noted after a trademark has been granted registration?
Q28. How to use a trademark correctly?
Q29. What does the identity of a trademark mean?
Q30. Can a trademark be used in the ROC where the goods bearing the trademark is registered in the ROC but they are for exportation only and are not available in the domestic market?
Q31. Under what circumstances would a trademark be deemed in use?
Q32. Can an application for trademark renewal be filed upon the expiration of the term of trademark rights?
Q33. What are the remedies for when an application for renewal of trademark rights fails to be made within the prescribed period?
Q34. When shall an application for recordation of trademark assignment be filed?
Q35. How to file an application for recordation of trademark license
Q36. What are the legal consequences if a trademark licensee fails to indicate on his/her goods/packaging/container the license of the trademark?
Q37. What steps need to be taken if a licensee desires to sublicense the registered trademark to another party?
Q38. Is it necessary for the agent or distributor of the goods bearing a registered trademark to apply for recordation of the license?
Q39. Does a trademark license relationship remain in force after assignment of the trademark has been recorded?
Q40. What steps need to be taken if one intends to terminate a license relationship after the trademark license has been recorded with TIPO?
Q41. How to create a pledge on a registered trademark?
Q42. What steps need to be taken if the information of a pledgee changes or the pledge expires after pledge creation on the registered trademark has been recorded?
Q43. Can a certification mark right, a collective membership mark right or a collective trademark right be assigned or licensed to another party or be created a pledge?
Q44. How to abandon trademark rights?