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Trademark registration in Estonia

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Estonia.

  • Minimum filing requirements

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, representation of the trademark.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

Legalisation or notarisation of a Power of Attorney is not required. It must be provided simultaneously with the filing of the application or within two months.

  • Priority document

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

  • Opposition period

Opposition against the trademark registration can be filed within a 2-month period from the trademark publication upon payment of the corresponding fee.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The official grant fee must be paid within four months from the publication of a trademark or, in case of opposition, within two months from the final decision to register a trademark in Estonia. Trademark registration is valid for ten years from the registration date and can be renewed for ten years an unlimited number of timesThe proprietor of the trademark may request renewal of the term during one year prior to expiry date of trademark protection. Registration of the trademark may be renewed within six months after expiry of the term of legal protection of the trademark. A corresponding request shall be submitted together with supplementary fee. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after said six-month period is not possible.

  • Use requirement

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

  • Representation by a 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.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 15.01.2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Estonian IP Laws

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