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Trademark Filing in Estonia

Trademark Filing in Estonia
Trademark Filing in Estonia

Trademark application fees in Estonia

Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Estonia, as well as other trademark fees, are available in the fee calculator.

Multiple-class Trademark applications in Estonia

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Estonia.

Minimum Trademark filing documents in Estonia

To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the Estonian Patent Office with the name of the applicant and the address for correspondence, list of goods and/or services, and representation of the trademark.

Requirements to the Power of Attorney in Estonia

Power of Attorney is not required, and the patent attorney is presumed to have the right of representation. However, the Patent Office may request the Power of Attorney to be submitted. In such a case, it must be provided within two months of the request.

Priority document for application

If the priority is claimed, a certified copy of the priority document must be provided within three months from filing the trademark application.

Opposition period for Trademark Application 

Opposition against the trademark registration can be filed within 2 months from the trademark publication upon payment of the corresponding fee.

Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal in Estonia

In Estonia, there is no official grant fee. Trademark registration is valid for ten years from the filing date and can be renewed for ten years an unlimited number of times. For trademarks, the applications of which were submitted before April 1, 2019, ten years are calculated from the date of registration. The proprietor of the trademark may request renewal of the term one year before the expiry date of trademark protection. Registration of the trademark may be renewed within six months after the expiry of the term of the legal protection of the trademark. A corresponding request shall be submitted together with a supplementary fee. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after said six-month period is not possible.

Use requirement

An interested party may file a cancellation action with the Board of Appeal on condition that the trademark has not been used for five consecutive years after registration.

Representation by an Estonian trademark attorney

Representation of legal or natural persons that do not reside in Estonia by an agent, Estonian trademark attorney, is required to perform acts for the legal prosecution and protection of a trademark.

Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Estonian Trademarks, EU Trademarks, International Trademarks.

2. Trademark protection in Estonia may also be obtained via registration of a European Union Trademark.

3. Response to the provisional refusal of an international trademark registration must be filed within four months from the date of its issuance. For filing a response it is necessary to appoint a local representative. The language of the response is Estonian. Final refusal may be appealed within 2 months after its issuance.

If you have any queries related to the Trademark Filing in Estonia, please contact IIPLA team. We will be more than happy to resolve your queries free of cost.

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