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Zhenjiang Danyang glasses will enter the era of intellectual property protection

04/07/2014

On September 3, 2007, Danyang City Chamber of Commerce glasses turned to the national trademark office to apply for registration "Danyang glasses" collective trademark, trademark is made up of the Chinese "Danyang glasses" and Phoenix. More than one year after the review period, on June 23, 2009, the National Trademark Office rejected the "Danyang glasses" collective trademark application, the reason is that the graphics part is similiar to a Quanzhou company trademark graphic, and the "Danyang", as the administrative divisions above the county level land, may not be used as trademarks. On July 16 of that year, glasses chamber again raised the review also not be passed through the chamber of commerce.

Originally, the state for the collective trademark has very strict requirements, which means it must be generally recognized and accepted as the important value and cultural characteristic by local people and can reflect the local cultural and regional characteristics.

At present, our country collective and certification trademarks filed mainly named after the county name generally to the agricultural and sideline products as industrial products, while Danyang glasses is very little. Last October, the provincial Trade and Industry Bureau issued a report to the State Administration for Industry and commerce, "the city of the glasses frame production accounted for 1/3 of the country, optical glass, resin lens production accounts for more than 75% of the country, accounting for about 50% of world production." These facts finally got the State Administration for Industry and Commerce Trademark Review and Adjudication Board approval, the Commission reviewed the application proposed in accordance with the provisions of that, as a collective, apply for the registration of a collective trademark use qualification management rules, issued by the preliminary examination and approval document.