What is trademark?

Trademark can be words (including personal names), indications, designs, letters, characters, numerals, figurative elements, colors, sounds, smells, the shape of goods or their packaging, and any combination of the above signs posed. Can be expressed graphically by the tag, it can be registered as trademarks.

Trade-mark application's price and details

Upon registration of your trademark, you can have the exclusive use of the mark for the product or service you provide. If another person in Hong Kong uses the same or similar trademark on their products without your consent, shall be guilty of infringement and you may take legal action. If your trademarks are not registered, it is harder to prove that you are the “owner” of the mark, then the protection you get is limited.

Service Fee: Register a trademark and one category: HK$800
Government fees:
Register a trademark and one category: HK$2,000
Government Search fees: HK$400

Total: HK$3,200
(Additional category Government fees: HK$1,200 each)
(Additional category Government search fees: HK$300 each)


  • Intellectual Property Department's website free of charge in a preliminary search (word mark only)
  • Prepare documentation and authorization
  • Documents to be submitted to the Intellectual Property Department
  • Personal follow up the progress
  • Handle the event of objection to the application
  • Receive a certificate of registration

The whole process takes about six months

What documents should be provided?

The company needs

1. Company registration certificate (copy)
2. Business Registration (copy)
3. To be registered the trademark logo / text
4. To be registered the trademark category

Personal needs

1. ID card (copy)
2. Mailing Address
3. To be registered the trademark logo / text