“Fast-Track mechanism” for Trademark Examination in Effect on May 1

To further support the rapid growth in trademark applications,  Taiwan’s IP office announced a new fast-track mechanism, in effect on May 1, to  accelerate trademark examination process. Applicants may secure their rights one and half months earlier if their applications meet five criteria, including submitting by e-filing, not non-traditional trademarks, using eATM or designated bank account for fee payment, etc.

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