Trademark Office Reduced Official Fees
The Trademark Office of the National Intellectual Property Administration reduced administrative fees for some of its services, starting Monday. A trademark registration extension fee has been slashed in half, from 1,000 yuan ($150) to 500 yuan. An application for changing items related to a registered trademark previously cost 250 yuan, but now is 150 yuan. The office is promoting online filings and has rolled out incentive policies including administrative service fee favors.