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Trademarks
6.
Rights of registered and unregistered marks
6.1
What, if any, protection is afforded to unregistered trademarks?
 
Taiwan
An unregistered trademark is not protected unless it is a well-known trademark under the Fair Trade Act.

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6.2
What legal rights are conferred by a trademark registration?
 
Taiwan
The owner of a registered trademark has the exclusive right to use the trademark in relation to the designated goods or services.

The advance consent of the owner of a registered trademark is required in order to:

  • use a mark which is identical to the registered trademark in relation to goods or services which are identical to those for which it is registered;
  • use a trademark which is identical to the registered trademark in relation to goods or services which are similar to those for which it is registered, in a way which may create a likelihood of confusion for relevant consumers; or
  • use a trademark which is similar to the registered trademark in relation to identical or similar goods or services to those for which it is registered, in a way which may create a likelihood of confusion for relevant consumers.
For more information about this answer please contact: Julia Hung from Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
6.3
If there is a separate register for descriptive marks, what legal rights are conferred by registration therein?
 
Taiwan
No.

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