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Trademark registration in Denmark

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Denmark.

  • Minimum filing documents in Denmark

To obtain a filing date, a trade mark application in Denmark must contain:
- name and address of the applicant;
- representation of the trade mark;
- list of goods and/or services.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

A scanned copy of a simply signed Power of Attorney suffices; no legalization or notarization is necessary. When the appointed representative is duly recognized and listed by the Danish Patent and Trade Marks Office, submission of a Power of Attorney to the DKPTO is unnecessary.

  • Priority document

To establish a valid priority claim, details concerning the priority application must be furnished at the time of filing. The submission of a priority document is not obligatory.

  • Opposition period

The oppositions against trademark registration in Denmark must be filed within two months from publication of the application. The opposition procedure takes place before the registration.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

No official grant fee is stipulated. As from January 1, 2019, trademarks in Denmark are valid for ten years from the filing date and may be renewed for ten-year periods. The 10-year validity term of the trademarks registered before January 1, 2019, is still counted from the registration date. Renewal is effected by paying the prescribed fee to the DKPTO within 6 months preceding the expiration of the registration period or within a grace period of 6 months.

  • Use requirement

A trademark registration in Denmark may be subject to cancellation due to non-use upon the request of a third party if the mark has not been utilized within five years from its registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants residing outside Denmark, it is recommended to appoint a Danish trade mark attorney to handle trademark prosecution matters in Denmark.

  • Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Danish Trademarks, EU Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. The Trademark protection in Denmark may also be obtained via European Union Trademark registration.
3. The response to the provisional refusal of an international registration in Denmark can be filed within 4 months from the date the Office issues the refusal. Requests to extend the 4-month time limit can be submitted with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office. The response can be submitted in any of the following languages: English, Danish, Swedish or Norwegian. It is recommended to appoint a local representative, a Danish trademark attorney. The DKPTO does not provide for the revision of the provisional refusal. Appeals can be filed with the Danish Board of Appeals for Patents and Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by PATRADE A/S on 11.03.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Danish IP Laws