Adopted by the 1719th Administrative Council on 06 APR 2016
Amended and adopted by the 1743rd Administrative Council on 11 APR 2018
The present Guidelines are prescribed by the Chinese Culture University (“the University”) to safeguard and manage the rights and interests with regard to trademarks of the University.
Matters pertaining to application, maintenance, and licensing for trademark registrations of the University shall be undertaken by the Office of Research and Development as the competent unit.
Any unit, faculty or staff member, student association, or alumni chapter of the University are entitled to fair use in good faith of a trademark of the University. Any non-affiliated unit intending to use a trademark of the University shall be licensed thereby for such purpose; for any unlicensed use, the University may claim the rights per the Trademark Act and prohibit such use.
A written application is required for any intended use of a trademark of the University for commercial purpose and such use is permitted only when duly licensed by the University and upon payment of an appropriate amount of royalty.
Before filing a trademark application, a pre-filing search shall be conducted so as to avoid the filing of an invalid application; when filing by agent, an agency shall be appointed on an application-by-application basis to be in charge of actions such as filing, appealing, responding, registering, filing for an extension, applying for administrative remedies, and litigations and disputes, either in whole or in part.
The competent unit shall appropriately manage data and information related to trademark applications, defense, licensing, and extensions; unless stipulated by agreement as undisclosable, the competent unit shall disclose registered trademark information on the website of the University.
Any provider of a product or service using a trademark of the University shall observe the relevant regulations of the government such as the Commodity Inspection Act, Commodity Labeling Act, and Consumer Protection Act for manufacturing, labeling, and marketing, the product or service shall comply with any quality requirements or safety standards of the relevant acts, and the enrollment in a liability insurance policy or a third-party liability insurance policy is required.
Any infringement of the trademark rights of the University or any dispute involving trademark rights and interests shall be handled by a legal consultant appointed by the University, full cooperation is required of any relevant unit.
The present Guidelines and any amendments thereto shall be promulgated and implemented upon being adopted by the Management Committee for Research and Development Achievements and Technology Transfers.
※ In case of any discrepancies between the Chinese original and this translation, the Chinese original shall prevail.