TAIWAN (R.O.C. – Republic of China) 台湾商标注册
A. Costs Estimate For Trade Marks Application in the ROC 台湾商标注册申请费用
(for one trade mark up to 20 designated goods/services per class & for simple straightforward application)
(Exchange rate of USD/ HKD is 1= 7.7/7.9, rounded up to nearest US dollar)
Ⅰ. SEARCH 查询（Optional 非必须的）
Availability search ：综合的查询及报告
a) Words search (per class)字形查询 $3500 $455
b) Logo/Device search（per class）图形查询
1-3 sub-class (es) 1至3个类别收费 $4，500 $585
4-6 sub-classes 4至6个类别附加费用 $4，200 $545
7-9 sub-classes 7至9个类别附加费用 $3，900 $505
10 sub-classes and up 10个类别以上附加费用 $3，500 $455
(Fees consists of instructing the search at the Trade Marks Office, reviewing and reporting the search results with advice on registration.)
Ⅱ. FILING OF APPLICATION申请费用 (for one trademark one class以一个商标一个类别计算)
a) Principal/Associated/Defensive marks
- no. of designated goods:1-20 (1-20个项目收费) $7，000 $910
- no. of designated goods:21-60 (21-60个项目收费) $8，000 $1,040
- no. of designated goods:61and up (60个项目或以上收费) $9，000 $1,170
b) Service mark $7,000 $910
c) Collective/ Certification mark $7,585 $986
(Fees consists of preparing and handling of the required Power of Attorney Document instructing our associate/agent to filing the application and reporting the status of filing particulars, acceptance and advertisement of the application (for opposition purposed),government fees, publication and registration fees, obtaining and forwarding the Certificate of Registration.)
Validity : TEN (10) years.
Validity : TEN (10) years 有效期为十年。
Ⅲ .MISC. ( Additional Service Charges 额外服务)
a) Drafting, Amending and Filing Arguments申辩费用
( simple argument per case) 简单申辩 $3，000 $390
The argument fees may be adjusted based on the complexity of the cases, -$10，000 -$1，299
separate quotation will be issued for cases involving court proceeding.
b) Renewal 续期（for 10 years）有效期为十年
For one mark one class （以一个商标申请一个类别计算） $5，500 $715
C) Change of Address/Name of Applicant 更换申请人名称或地址
（including government fees 费用包括官费） $2，500 $325
d) Assignment 商标转让 depends on complexity
Preparing and executing the Assignment document. For Assignment without goodwill, additional advertising is required.
B． Procedure for applying trade mark registration 商标注册申请的程序
Ⅰ.A word, logo or both, which is distinctive, can be applied for trademark registration.
Ⅱ. An availability search is usually suggested to find out whether there is any similar or identical filed/registered marks which may bar your application. After the search, the filing of the mark will be applied in the specified class with up to 20 designated goods or services. There are totally 45 classes. The fees for trademark application is for 10 years and the trademark could be renewed every 10 years.
Ⅲ. Upon filing, the trademark office will examine the mark in the application. If the application fulfills the requirement then the application will be granted by the examiner and the trademark office will publish the application in the gazette. If no opposition is filed within 3months form date of publication, the trademark office will grant and issue a certificate. The normal time span from filing to obtaining a certificate will take approximately 12 to 18 months.
1． It is important to note that all figures given above are estimates rather than strict quotations, and are representative of our typical current charges on ordinary cases of ordinary complexity. The cost will be higher if, in carrying out the work, more time is required than is here anticipated, or if any additional matters or points arise. The estimates are based upon the information that is presently available and current exchange rates (other than HKD and USD mentioned above). We cannot guarantee the estimates for obvious reasons.