Can I use G20 as a registered trademark – Sohu Technology-追踪309

Can I use "G20" as a registered trademark? Sohu technology G20 just finished. Someone asked by WeChat Lao Gao (public No. ID:chinabiaoju): G20 can be used as a trademark application? How can I answer that? In a general sense, the combination of the letter "G" and the digital ", 20, can be registered as a trademark. From the two sense, "G20" as " the abbreviation of the group of 20, according to the provisions of the Trademark Law of the tenth article of the third, is not as a trademark registration. According to "trademark law" or not shall not be registered as a trademark are: tenth the following signs shall not be used as trademarks: (a) the same with or similar to the name of the country, People’s Republic of China’s national flag, national emblem, national anthem, flag, emblem, songs, medal etc., as well as the central state organs of the name, logo, location specific the name of the place or landmark of the same name, graphics; (two) the same with or similar to the name of the country, the foreign national flag, national emblem, flag and so on, but after the government agreed otherwise; (three) the same or similar name, intergovernmental organizations such as flags or emblems. But with the consent of that organization or those unlikely to mislead the public; (four) and show that the control and guarantee of the official Signs and hallmarks of identical or similar, except where authorized; (five) with the Red Cross, the Red Crescent name, logo or similar; (six) with national discrimination; (seven) deceptive, easy for the public to the commodity quality or origin have mistaken; (eight) detrimental to socialist morals or other adverse effects. The geographical names of administrative divisions at or above the county level or the foreign geographical names known to the public shall not be used as trademarks. However, the place names have other meanings or as a part of a collective trademark or a certification mark, and the registered trademark of the place where it is registered shall continue to be valid. Eleventh the following signs shall not be registered as a trademark: (a) the only common name, the commodity graphics and models; (two) only directly indicate the quality of goods, the main raw materials, function, use, weight, quantity and other characteristics; (three) the lack of other significant features. Where the signs listed in the preceding paragraph are marked by use and are easily identified, they may be registered as trademarks. Therefore, "G20" ordinary enterprises and individuals can not be registered as a trademark. The same or similar name, intergovernmental organizations such as the flag, emblem, are not registered as a trademark. Unless it is approved by the organization or does not mislead the public. The application is invalid "G20" trademark application invalid "G20" trademark similar to the name of the G20 there are many cases, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the world bank and the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Financial Stability Board (FSB) 6相关的主题文章: