Trademark Filing and Prosecution

Official ReceiptDuration
(months)
POA
(Notarized)
Validity Period
(years)
Asian
Hong Kong Trade markWithin 2 working days3-6Nil10
China Trade markWithin 2 months8-12Nil10
Macau Trade markWithin 3 working days6-10Yes7
Taiwan Trade markWithin 5 working days8-12Nil10
Japan Trade markWithin 3 working days8-12Nil10
Korea Trade markWithin 5 working days12-18Nil10
India Trade markWithin 4 months24-36Nil10
Indonesia Trade markWithin 3 weeks12-18Nil10
Malaysia Trade markWithin 3 weeks18-30Yes10
Philippines Trade markWithin 3 weeks12-18Nil10
Singapore Trade markWithin 3 weeks4-8Nil10
Thailand Trade markWithin 4 weeks12-24Yes10
Vietnam Trade markWithin 4 weeks12-18Nil10
European
European Union Trade mark*Within 3 working days8-12Nil10
France Trade markWithin 2 weeks4-8Nil10
Germany Trade markWithin 1 month4-6Nil10
Italy Trade markWithin 3 weeks24-36Nil10
Russia Trade markWithin 3 weeks18-24Nil10
SwitzerlandWithin 2 weeks3-6Nil10
United KingdomWithin 3 weeks6-8Nil10
America
United States Trade markWithin 2 working days8-12Nil10
Argentina Trade markWithin 1 month12-18Yes10
Brazil Trade markWithin 4 months24-36Nil10
Canada Trade markWithin 3 weeks12-18 Nil15
Colombia Trade markWithin 3 months10-12Nil10
Mexico Trade markWithin 3 weeks12-18Nil10
Africa
ARIPO Trade mark*Within 2 months12-18Nil10
Congo Trade markWithin 2 months12-24Nil10
Egypt Trade markWithin 2 months24-36Yes10
Ghana Trade markWithin 2 months12-18Nil7
Madagascar Trade markWithin 2 months6-12YesUnspecified
Morocco Trade markWithin 4 weeks3-6Nil10
OAPI Trade markWithin 2 months6-12Nil10
South Africa Trade markWithin 2 months24-30Nil10
Oceania
AustraliaWithin 2 weeks10-15 Nil10
New ZealandWithin 1 week12-15Nil10

There are 172 jurisdictions for the trademark registration, please contact our trademark attorney for the information of other jurisdiction.

* European Community is including 28 country members as below.

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom.