Single/Multi-Class Jurisdiction

Single class - a separate application for each class

Can services be registered


Can Convention priority be claimed


Is the International Classification followed

Yes - Nice Classification

Documentation required to file
  1. Power of attorney, with an Apostille certification. A general power of attorney may be used for subsequent filings.
  2. Copy of certificate of home or any foreign application or registration, with an Apostille certification; or certificate of incorporation, with an Apostille certification; or certificate from the chamber of commerce indicating the nature of business, with an Apostille certification.
  3. Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, legalized.
  4. 3 prints of the mark for each application.

All the above documents must be submitted at the time of filing.

Opposition period after publication

60 days

Renewal due

10 years from the filing date

Grace Period

A grace period of 3 months

Documents required to renew

Power of Attorney simply signed and with company seal

Proof of use due

None due

Documents required to file proof of use


Can be struck off for non-use

A mark becomes vulnerable to an action for cancellation if it has not been used in the preceding 5 years

Registration Time Frame

The approximate time frame for completing the registration process is 14 to 18 months.

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