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    AM
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Trademark registration in Armenia

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Armenia.

  • Minimum filing requirements

- Request to register a trademark;
- applicant's details;
- reproduction of the sign;
- the list of goods and/or services for which a trademark is claimed;
- payment receipt of the official filing fee.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

The Power of Attorney must be submitted to the Armenian Patent Office simultaneously with filing the trademark application in Armenia or within two months from the receipt of the invitation. Оfficial legalisation is not required.

  • Priority document

To confirm the priority right, the applicant must provide the Certified Copy of the priority application together with its Armenian translation within three months from filing the trademark application.

  • Opposition period

The opposition may be filed for national applications within two months from the publication date of the application.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The official fee for trademark registration in Armenia must be paid within three months from receipt of the decision to register a trademark. A trademark in Armenia is valid for ten years from the date of filing an application and may be renewed on the owner's request for 10-year periods an unlimited number of times. A request for trademark renewal should be filed during the last year of the current validity term. However, a trademark may be renewed within a grace period of 6 months following the expiry of the trademark validity term provided that an additional state fee is paid. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after expiration of the grace period is not possible.

  • Use requirement

The registration of a trademark in Armenia may be cancelled by a court decision in case the corresponding request is filed by the interested person on the ground of trademark non-use within consecutive five years from the date of its registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

To perform trademark prosecution in Armenia, foreigners must appoint a local agent, a registered Armenian trademark attorney.

  • What can be registered as a trademark in Armenia

The following elements may be registered as trademarks in Armenia:
 - words, phrases, names, or slogans;
 - letters or figures;
 - pictures, images or symbols;
 - three-dimensional images, in particular, the shape of goods or their packaging (container);
 - holograms, colours, combinations of colours or their compositions;
 - sounds;
 - any combinations of the above-mentioned elements.

  • Duration of registration procedure

In case of smooth trademark registration process in Armenia, the whole procedure takes approximately 10-12 months.

  •  Note

Online Search Databases: Armenian Trademarks, International Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 12.01.2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Armenian IP Laws

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