IP Protection

1. One Copy of the PCT International Publication including


cover sheet (including information of applicant, inventor, priority etc.), specification (including description, claims, abstract, drawings) International Search Report.

2. Name of the applicant in Chinese characters.


3. Name of the inventors in Chinese characters if they are Chinese.


4. One copy of International Preliminary Examination Report.


5. Any amendments made in the International Phase needing to be effected in the Chinese national phase application.


6. Any further amendments to be made at the time of national phase entry.


7. Indication if the Request for Substantive Examination should be filed simultaneously with the application.


8. Indication if re-registration in Hong Kong should be filed.


9. Power of Attorney. Please use the enclosed attached named “Power of Attorney”. This form can be late filed, but better within 3 months following the Chinese filing date.

 

Notes:

 PCT  application  with  priority  date  after  June  1,  2001  can  enter  China  within  30  months  without  filing  a

Demand for Chapter II.

 2-month grace period can be used for entry  with a cost of US$180. To avoid using the grace period, we suggest client to send us the specification for translation one month before the 30 month due date.
 If you wish to reduce number of claims so as to reduce extra costs for them, you need to reduce them before the  International  Publication  since  the  number  of  claims  is  calculated  based  on  the  International  Publication specification
    Priority and assignment documents are needed only upon request of the Chinese Patent Office after filing.

    Prior art documents or lists are submitted only upon request from the Examiner. No voluntary submission

is necessary.


 
FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-PCT CHINESE PATENT APPLICATION

1. Name and address of the applicant in English, and its name in Chinese characters.


2. Name of the inventors in English, and in Chinese characters if they are Chinese.


3. Information of priority if priority is claimed.


4. One copy of the specification including description,
claims, abstract, drawings.

 

5. Any amendments wish to be made at the time of filing.


6. Indication if the Request for Substantive Examination should be filed simultaneously with the application.


7. Indication if re-registration should be filed in Hong Kong.


8. A Power of Attorney. Please use the enclosed attached named “Power of Attorney”


9. If priority is claimed, priority document, this document can be late filed, within 3 months from the filing date.


10. If the applicant shown in the priority document is different from the applicant in the Chinese application, assignment document is required. The document can be in English, as a certified copy from your Patent Office, or notarized copy by a notary public or original copy with original signature.
 

 


 

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