General Office under the SAIC

August 11, 2014

Since mid-April this year, the automation system for trademark registration and management has been in the process of comprehensive upgrading. Serious technical malfunctions during the upgrading process led to a cease of work like acceptance of the trademark applications for registration, examination and adjudication on trademark applications, production of trademark registration certificates, acceptance of trademark appeals and reviews, and adjudication on trademark appeals and reviews.

For the time being, partial trademark businesses, such as examination and adjudication on trademark applications, have been recovered in the recent days. However, the trademark businesses such as acceptance of the trademark applications for registration, production of trademark registration certificates, acceptance of trademark appeals and reviews, and adjudication on trademark appeals and reviews still cannot be conducted in a normal way. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce hereby deeply apologizes for any inconvenience where the above may have brought to the public.

We will continue to proceed with the system recovery, and strive to return to normal businesses as soon as possible.

It is hereby noticed.

General Office under the State Administration for Industry and Commerce

August 11, 2014

Source: http://www.ctmo.gov.cn/zwgk/zyfb/qt/bgt_1/201408/t20140811_147458.html