Macao Trademark

Basic Fees (One mark one class)
Search: USD 200 Application: USD 660 Registration: USD 200

The legal basis of Macao trademark is Industrial Property Code. Macao is not a member of the Paris Convention or Madrid Protocol. According to Article 16 of Industrial Property Code, anyone having regularly filed an application for the granting of an industrial property right as envisaged in the present Statute, or any similar right, and who has so done in any of the countries or territories members of the WTO or of the Union, or in any intergovernmental organism with jurisdiction to grant rights the effects of which extend to Macao, or successor of any such person, shall, on filing the application in Macao, enjoy the priority right established in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. Macao adopts first-to-file basis for trademark protection. A trademark registration is valid for 7 years from the date of acceptance and could be renewed for 7 years before the expiry date.


Fees (USD)

Word mark search (optional)


Application (20 items)

- First class

- Each additional class





* Each item in excess of 20 will be charged with an extra fee of USD10.

All fees above are exclusive of bank charge, courier fee and tax, if any.
(1) A Power of Attorney (to be provided by Kaizen) signed by the applicant and notarized before a Notary Public.
(2) A duly completed trademark search/registration order form (to be provided by Kaizen).
(3) A soft copy of the trademark in JPEG format.
(4) A copy of identity proof of the applicant (passport for individuals and Business Registration Certificate/Certificate of Incorporation for companies).
(5) A priority document when priority is claimed (extra charge will be charged for filing priority claim documents).
(1) Kaizen acknowledges the information including the specimens of mark, its goods/services and registration details, then provides the latest quotation, preliminary advice and classifies your goods/services;
(2) After the quotation has been confirmed, client will be required to complete our Trademark Search/ Registration Order Form and send it back to Kaizen by email, fax or post;
(3) Once receipt of the payment for pre-filing search, Kaizen will conduct the pre-filing search (if requested). The search report will be sent to client within 15 working days (based on the duration of the official search);
(4) Client could refer to our analysis and suggestion in the search report and decide whether to file the application. Kaizen will file trademark application to the Intellectual Property Department of the Macao Economic Services upon receipt of your payment and instruction;
(5) The Intellectual Property Department of the Macao Economic Services will conduct a search of the trademarks records to see if the same or similar trademark has already been registered or been applied for by another trader in the same or similar class. They will also see if the trademark satisfies the registration requirements laid down in the Industrial Property Code. If the requirements for registration are not met, the Examiner will object to the mark;
(6) Once your trademark has been accepted for registration, it will be published on the Official Gazette of Macao SAR;
(7) If no objection by a third party, a registration certificate will be issued by the Intellectual Property Department of the Macao Economic Services. We will review and send the certificate to you.
Currently it takes around 6 - 8 months to get a trademark registered in Macao in a smooth case.
Payment Term and Payment Method
Our fees for each stage of an application are to be invoiced and settled before the commencement of each stage of service. If a China or Taiwan Value-Added Tax invoice is required, 7.5% or 5% additional charge will be incurred.

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Refund Policy
No refund of fees will be made after the commencement of services. For example, if we have already conducted the pre-filing search and the search result indicates that there is an identical mark already in the register, the application for filing should not be proceeded, the fees for pre-filing search will not be refunded. Or we have already filed an application and the application is being objected and refused by the USPTO or any other party, there will not be any refunded of fees.
In any case you pay us our fees for all three stages of an application, and the search result indicates that there is an identical mark already in the register, the application for filing should not be proceeded, the fees for services not performed, i.e., filing for application and issuing of certificate of registration will be refunded, after deducting bank wiring charge.