IP Protection

Q:
 What kinds of signs shall not be registered as trademarks:
 
 
A:
 
The following signs shall not be registered as trademarks:
(1) those only relating to generic names, designs or model of the goods in respect of which the trademark is used;
(2) those only having direct reference to the quality, main raw materials, function, use, weight, quantity or other features of' the goods in respect of which the trademark is used;
(3) those lacking distinctiveness
Any signs as listed in the proceeding paragraph acquiring distinctiveness through use and becoming distinguishable, shall be approved and registered as a trademark.
 

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