Filing Requirements

Power of attorney, simply signed. A separate power is required for each application.

Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed.

12 prints of the mark for each application..


Items 1 and 3 must be submitted at the time of filing. Document 2 may be submitted within 3 months from filing date.


Trademark registration procedure:

The registration procedure lasts 6 months from filing to registration.. The opposition period doesn’t exist. The protection lasts 10 years from the application date.
Trademark renewal: The renewal application within 6 months before expiry. For the renewal we need simply signed power of attorney
Trademark changes: For changing the name or the address we need a simply signed power of attorney duly The certificate of change the name, with verified French translation.
Trademark assignments: For the assignment, a simply signed power of attorney and the deed of assignment translation with apostile.
Trademark use: When a registered mark has not been continuously used for the goods or services concerned for 5 years preceding the request for cancellation (for 5 years from the date of the last use), a cancellation action may be filed by an interested person.


Time Frame: The global approximate time frame for all the above actions is one month, whether  it is a first registration , or a renewal or a change  of identity or address, or  an assignment,