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Trademark registration in Estonia

from 647.00
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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

Power of Attorney is not required, and the patent attorney is presumed to have the right of representation. However, the Patent Office may request the Power of Attorney to be submitted. In such case, it must be provided within two months from the request.

  • 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

In Estonia, there is no official grant fee. Trademark registration is valid for ten years from the filing date and can be renewed for ten years an unlimited number of times. For trademarks the applications of which were submitted before April 1, 2019, ten years are calculated from the date of registration. The 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 Board of Appeal 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.
3. Response to the provisional refusal of international trademark registration must be filed within four months from the date of its issuance. For filing a response it is necessary to appoint a local representative. The language of the response is Estonian. Final refusal may be appealed within 2 months after its issuance.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 29.03.2021
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Estonian IP Laws