Trademark application fees in Georgia
Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Georgia as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.
Multiple-class trademark applications
Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Georgia.
Minimum Trademark Filing requirements in Georgia
To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the Georgian Patent Office with the request to register a trademark in Georgia, representation of the trademark, information about the applicant(s), list of goods and/or services for which the registration is sought in any language.
Power of Attorney for the trademark application
Non-legalized Power of Attorney must be submitted within one month from the filing of the trademark application in Georgia.
Priority document for application in Georgia
If the conventional priority is claimed, the certified document confirming the priority right must be submitted within three months from the filing date.
In case of the accelerated procedure of trademark registration, the Priority document is requested along with the application or within a 15-day term from the filing date.
Opposition period against trademark applications
The period for filing oppositions against trademark applications in Georgia is three months from the date of publication of the application.
Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal in Georgia
The official fee for registration must be paid within three months after receipt of the corresponding invitation from the Patent Office. The trademark in Georgia is valid for ten years from the date of registration and may be further renewed for successive periods of ten years. A request for renewal shall be filed with the Patent Office within the last year of the validity term. It is possible to file the request within a grace period of six months after the expiration of the registration. It is not possible to reinstate a lapsed trademark after the grace period expiration.
The trademark registration in Georgia may be canceled by the court at the request of a third party if the trademark has not been used continuously for five years after its registration.
Representation by a Georgian trademark attorney
The foreigners must perform a trademark prosecution in Georgia through an agent, a registered Georgian trademark attorney.
1. Online Search Databases: Georgian Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. A provisional refusal of an international registration may be appealed to the Chamber of Appeals within three months from the date of its publication in the WIPO Gazette. This time limit cannot be either extended or reinstated. The response must be filed in Georgian. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing the response. Final refusal may be contested at court within 1 month after its issuance.
If you have any queries related to the Trademark Filing in Georgia, please contact IIPLA team. We will be more than happy to resolve your queries free of cost.
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