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Registration of Name and Emblem of Establishment

Application for Registration


How to Apply

Formalities and Documents Required for Application

Apply in person:

  1. The applicant should complete the “Application Form of Name and Emblem of Establishment Registration” (Format ECO-054) in Chinese or Portuguese (the form can be obtained at the service location or downloaded from DSEDT website)
    • Application may be made on behalf of an individual or a body corporate. However, if the applicant (individual or body corporate) is not a Macao SAR resident or establishment, the form should be signed by an appointed agent;
    • After signing the form, recognized signature can be made at the service location by showing the original identity document with signature.
  2. Submit the form with the annexes to the Industrial Property Application Counter of Reception Center of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau (2nd Floor).
  3. The relevant fees together with the payment slip should be submitted and paid in patacas at the Treasury of the Reception Center of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau (2nd Floor) within 8 working days upon the application. Payment methods can be found on the “Administrative Services – Payment Methods” page of the DSEDT website.

Necessary documents

  1. The completed “Application Form of Name and Emblem of Establishment Registration” (Format ECO-054), which can be obtained at the service location or downloaded from DSEDT website.
  2. Industrial permit, administrative permit or supporting document of the same nature, or the documentary proof of ownership of the property or establishment, unless there is just reason preventing the presentation of that document
    • The applicant may also present the original of the above documents, for the officer of Economic and Technological Development Bureau to make copies and indicate on the copies to be identical to the original.
  3. Applicant’s declaration of not having the relevant name and emblem of establishment registered.

Supplementary documents to be submitted as appropriate

  1. When processed by an appointed agent:
    • Power of attorney (must be duly authenticated, with recognition of the identity of the constituent and the exercise of the power of attorney).
  2. Other supporting documents (such as: authorization, consent, etc.)
  3. For powers of attorneys or other documents not written in one of the official languages of the Macao SAR:
    • Translation into one of the official languages of the Macao SAR (Chinese or Portuguese), duly authenticated/ certified;
    • Stamp duty is required for translation certificate, with 5 patacas for each page, and an additional 10 patacas per certificate.

Service Locations and Hours

Application in Person

Economic and Technological Development Bureau – Reception Center

Address: Rua do Dr. Pedro José Lobo, n.os 1-3,2.o andar, Macao

Office hours:
Mon to Thu: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:45
Fri: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:30


Fee

  1. Application of registration: 1 000 patacas
  2. Opposition: 800 patacas
  3. Declaration of forfeiture: 800 patacas
  4. Rectification: 100 patacas
  5. Extension of period: 200 patacas
  6. Search: 200 patacas

For more details, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Fees” page of the DSEDT website.


Processing Time

After fee settlement and the documents have been presented in order, if the documents have been presented in order, and there is neither opposition nor ground for refusal, the registration will be granted in about 6 months from the date of publication of application.


Notes / Information for Applicants

If the application is in order, the relevant notice of application will be published on the first or third Wednesday of every month, in the Series II of Official Gazette of the Macao SAR. Within the two-month period upon the publication, any third-party may raise an opposition in writing with opposition against the relevant application for the registration.

In addition to the application for registration, the applicant must complete a separate “Application Form of Request for Other Actions” (Format ECO-052) which can be obtained at the service location or downloaded from DSEDT website, for each of the above circumstances and submit together with relevant documents (please consult the Trademark Registration Division of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau).

Reference documents and templates (available in Chinese or Portuguese only):

  1. Applicant’s declaration of not having the relevant name and emblem of establishment registered.
  2. Power of Attorney.
  3. Request for Other Actions – Description of Common Request Codes.
  4. For other documents, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Notes on Application” page of the DSEDT website.

Enquiry on Progress and Collection of Results

Progress Enquiry: The status and the information of publication of “Registration of Name and Emblem of Establishment” can be found on DSEDT website.

Collection Method of Results: The registration certificate can be collected at the Industrial Property Application Counter of Reception Center of the Economic and Technological Development Bureau (2nd Floor), upon the end of the one-month period for appeals counting from the date of publication of the approval of registration in the Official Gazette of the Macao SAR, or 5 working days after the court decision was acknowledged in the event of an appeal.

Documents to be presented or submitted for collection of results: The original receipt of the payment of application fees issued by Economic and Technological Development Bureau.


Content provider: Economic and Technological Development Bureau (DSEDT)

Last modified: 2023-09-27 09:01

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