• The Commissioner tasked the director of the Trade-related Intellectual Property Right Protection Association (body corporate) with parts of the business concerning the report of intellectual property right such as trademark rights (enacted on April 1st, 2010).
  • Any person who intends to declare the relevant trademark right to the Director of the Intellectual Property Right Protection Association for the protection of his/her right from infringement shall submit the following documents from the following paragraphs to the Director of the Intellectual Property Right Protection Association or electronically through the Internet unipass (http://www.e-tipa.org) to the Director of the Intellectual Property Right Protection Association.
    1. Trademark Right
      • Two copies of declaration of ownership of trademark (for exclusive use only) (Annex no. 4 form)
      • Two copies of trademark register
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of trademark right (only when applicable)
      • In the case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Other data for an identification of other counterfeits (catalogue of the genuine goods, photograph, measures to identify counterfeits) and reference data
      • Evidential documents related to a decision whether the goods violate Article 5 of the Trademark Right
    2. Copyright and Neighboring Copyright (hereinafter referred to as “copyright etc.”)
      • Two copies of a copyright (right of exclusive use) form (Annex no.5 form)
      • Two copies of certificates of registration such as copyrights
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of copyright (only when applicable)
      • In case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Domestic or international contract for usage on copyright etc. and evidential documents
      • Photograph, etc. of the work (including electronic files)
      • Other data to discern illegal reproductions (catalogue of the work, photograph, measures to identify illegal reproductions) and reference data
    3. Variety Protection Right
      • Two copies of declaration of ownership of variety protection right (exclusive license) (Annex no.6 form)
      • Two copies of certificates of registration such as a variety of protection right
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of variety protection right
      • In case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Domestic or international contract for usage on variety protection right and evidential documents
      • Other data to discern goods violating the right (catalogue of the genuine goods, photographs, measures to identify goods violating the right, DNA analysis data etc.,) and reference data
    4. Geographical Indication Right and Geographical Indication (hereinafter referred to as “Geographical indication right and etc.”)
      • Two copies of declaration of ownership of geographical indication right and etc. (Annex no.7 form)
      • Two copies of certificates of registration such as geographical indication right
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of geographical indication right (only when applicable)
      • In case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Domestic or international contract for usage on geographical indication right and evidential documents
      • Other data to discern goods violating the right (catalogue of the genuine goods, photographs, measures to identify goods violating the right, etc.) and reference data
    5. Patent Right
      • Two copies of declaration of ownership of patent right (exclusive license) (Annex no.8 form)
      • Two copies of certificates of registration such as patent right
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of patent right
      • In case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Other data to discern goods violating the right (catalogue of the genuine goods, photographs, measures to identify goods violating the right etc.,) and reference data
    6. Design right
      • Two copies of declaration of ownership of design right (exclusive license) (Annex no.8 form)
      • Two copies of certificates of registration such as design right
      • Data to prove that an exporter/importer or a foreign supplier is liable for violation of design right
      • In case of representative declaration, a letter of delegation (Annex no.3 form)
      • Other data to discern goods violating the right (catalogue of the genuine goods, photographs, measures to identify goods violating the right etc.,) and reference data