Cuba

  • International Country Code:

    CU
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT -04:00
  • Currency:

    Cuban Peso (CUP)

Trademark registration in Cuba

Cuba
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Number of Classes
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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Cuba.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Cuba

To obtain a filing date, a trademark application in Cuba must contain:
- request for trademark registration;
- applicant(s) data, nationality and address;
- representation of the trademark;
- list of goods/services for which trademark registration is sought;
- proof of the prescribed fee payment.

  • Requirements for a Power of Attorney

An original of a simply signed Power of Attorney is required. A POA may be submitted after the filing date. Late filing of a POA is not subject to additional fees.

  • Priority document

A copy of the priority document and its sworn translation into Spanish should be submitted within three months from the filing date.

  • Opposition period

The opposition period in Cuba constitutes 60 days from the publication of an application.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

A trademark in Cuba is valid for ten years from the filing date and may be renewed for consecutive ten-year periods an unlimited number of times. Renewal should be requested within six months before the expiration date or within a six-month grace period alongside payment of a corresponding surcharge.

  • Use requirement

A trademark which has not been used within a period of consecutive three years after registration may be cancelled on non-use basis. Cancellation may be initiated by the Cuban IP Office or a third party.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants, it is necessary to appoint a registered Cuban trademark attorney to perform trademark registration in Cuba.

The information was verified on 28.01.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Cuban IP Laws

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