We will assist clients in searching for similar trademarks, providing suggestions on trademark applications and classifications based on these search results, so as to increase the chances of successful prosecution for registration.
In line with our clients’ strategies, we will provide a total solution for trademark applications in Taiwan and other countries, including providing distinctiveness evaluation of trademark and feasible identification of goods/services according to the classification before filing new applications.
We will analyze the content of Office Action and provide feasible response solutions to clients. We will file a response, based on the selected solution and provided opinions by clients, integrating relevant information and evidences before official due date.
We will analyze the content of Final Office Action, then file an appeal (review) referring the selected solution by clients, and integrate the relevant information and evidences before official due date.
We will send regular reminders to clients for deciding whether to renew their marks before renewal due date. Upon receipt of clients’ instruction for payment of renewal fees, we will proceed with it, ensuring the maintenance of their trademark rights.
We will analyze similarity level, business relationship, geographical relationship or other elements between marks of competitors and clients, then provide feasible solutions to clients. We will file an opposition, invalidation or revocation by integrating the opinions, relevant information and evidences provided by clients before due date.
We will analyze on the basis of relevant information and documents provided by the clients, then determine whether other people do have the fact of trademark infringement and provide feasible solutions.
We will assist clients in completing all official registration procedures including assignment, partial assignment, exclusive licensing and non-exclusive licensing so as to ensure that the assignee’s rights are effectively protected against infringement from third parties.
The NAIP professional trademark service team cooperated with world-wide agencies is to provide clients with a full range of trademark services.As far as the company’s professional team is concerned, NAIP has recruited a number of agents, procedure specialist, sales and customer service specialists who are familiar with trademark knowledge, has employed legal researchers in order to immediately grasp the up- to-date status of trademark regulation changes; and has hired system development engineers to develop trademark management automation system to upgrade the efficiency and correctness of trademark management. In addition, NAIP continues to develop partnership with foreign agencies with extensive experience in trademark processing and reasonable service charges in the five continents to jointly provide clients with more quality world-wide trademark layout services.
In order to provide clients with world-wide trademark services, NAIP Group will take considerations of those cooperative foreign agencies with stable operation, complete trademark expertise, practical trademark processing experience, carefully controlled trademark administrative operations, trademarks regulatory consultation services and reasonable service charges.
All foreign agencies officially cooperated with NAIP will apply standard procedures pre-appointed between two parties, so that both parties can operate in the same rigorous standard procedure to provide clients with a full range of quality professional services.
North America Intellectual Property Corporation(NAIP) Trademark team has extensive experience in handling overseas trademark cases and works with a number of professional firms having received IP STARS or Chambers and Partners international accreditation around the world. Not only can apply for trademarks in more than 150 countries; it even successfully assists many well-known industries to complete multi-national trademark applications through international intellectual organizations or alliances, such as: Madrid International Registration, EU Trademark Registration, African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO) and African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI), etc.
Each procedure of NAIP handling client’s trademark applications will be double-checked by senior supervisors. Even if the trademark application is handled by the agency, NAIP is still responsible for the effectiveness and reliability of the operation conducted by the agency.
NAIP excellent system development engineers have years of rich experience in trademark practices and expertise, to develop trademark management automation system. With the assistance by the automation system by ownself, the relevant procedures of the trademark cases handled will be completed, accurately and effectively; and systematic reports of various statuses of the entrusted cases are to be provided to the clients.
In order to facilitate the client’s budgeting and cost estimation of trademark cases, NAIP not only provides online consultation for the information of official fees and service charges of multi-national trademarks renewals, but also provides phased quotations of the trademark country and the trial balance for total service charges and official fees for the trademark country. In addition, all NAIP trademark charging items will be informed in advance. Under normal processing procedures, no additional charges are required.
NAIP also provides flexible payment models to meet client’s needs and facilitate clients to conduct accounting smoothly.