The preceding paragraph on an applicant's submission of its identity certificate shall apply to the handling of other trademark matters with the Trademark Office such as modification, assignment, renewal, opposition, and cancellation.
Article 15 The name of the goods or service shall be entered according to the class number and name indicated in the table of classification of commodities and services. Where the name of the goods or service is not included in the table of classification of goods and services, a description of the goods or service shall be attached.
The trademark registration applications and other relevant documents submitted in paper form shall be typewritten or printed.
Paragraph 2 hereof shall apply to the handling of other trademark matters.
Article 16 To jointly apply for registration of the same trademark or to handle other matters concerning a co-owned trademark, a representative shall be designated in the application. If no representative is designated, the first applicant named in the application shall be the representative.
The documents of the Trademark Office and the Trademark Appeal Board shall be served upon the representative.
Article 17 Where an applicant changes its name, address, agent, or document recipient, or removes any of the designated goods, it shall undergo the modification procedure with the Trademark Office.
Where an applicant transfers its application for trademark registration, it shall undergo the transfer procedure with the Trademark Office.
Article 18 The date of application for trademark registration shall be the day when the Trademark Office receives the application documents.
If all the application materials are submitted, the application documents are completed as required, and fees are paid, the Trademark Office shall accept the application, and notify the applicant in writing of the acceptance; or, if not all the application materials are submitted, any application document is not completed as required, or fees are not paid, the Trademark Office shall reject the application, and notify the applicant in writing of the rejection and the reasons for the rejection. If basically all the application materials are submitted or the application documents basically satisfy the relevant requirements, but any supplement or correction is needed, the Trademark Office shall notify the applicant of the supplement or correction, and require the applicant to make the designated supplement or correction and send the supplemented or corrected application documents back to the Trademark Office within 30 days of receipt of the notice. If the application documents are supplemented or corrected and sent back to the Trademark Office within the prescribed time limit, the original date of application shall be maintained; or if the applicant fails to make the supplement or correction within the prescribed time limit or as required, the Trademark office shall reject the application, and notify the applicant in writing of the rejection.