Recently, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) issued “the Notice on Reducing Certain Administrative Fees” which came into effective from July 1, 2019. Among which, the following articles concerns trademark:
1.The acceptance of the trademark registration renewal fee, reduced from 1000 yuan to 500 yuan;
2.The change fee, reduced from 250 to 150 yuan;
3.For the trademark services that can be submitted online and accept the electronic publication,
- change fee will be waived; and
- other charging items, including the acceptance of the trademark registration fee, the reissuance of the trademark registration certificate fee, the acceptance of the transfer of the registered trademark fee, the acceptance of the trademark renewal registration fee, the acceptance of delayed renewal registration fee, the acceptance of trademark review fee, the trademark certification fee, the acceptance of collective trademark registration fee, the acceptance of certifiying trademark registration fee, the trademark opposition fee, the trademark revocation fee, the trademark license contract filing fee, will be charged for 90% of the preexisting rates.
(Source: CNIPA website)