Georgia

  • International Country Code:

    GE
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +04:00
  • Currency:

    Georgian Lari (GEL)

Trademark registration in Georgia

Georgia
from 587.00
Number of Classes
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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing trademark application in Georgia as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Georgia.

  • Filing requirements for a trademark in Georgia

To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the Georgian Patent Office with the request to register a trademark in Georgia, representation of the trademark, information about the applicant(s), list of goods and/or services for which the registration is sought in any language. 

  • Power of Attorney

Non-legalized Power of Attorney must be submitted within one month from the filing of the trademark application in Georgia.

  • Priority document

If the conventional priority is claimed, the certified document confirming the priority right must be submitted within three months from the filing date.

In case of the accelerated procedure of trademark registration, the Priority document is requested along with the application or within a 15-day term from the filing date.

  • Opposition period

The period for filing oppositions against trademark application in Georgia is three months from the date of publication of the application.

  • Grant, validity term, and trademark renewal

The official fee for registration must be paid within three months after receipt of the corresponding invitation from the Patent Office. The trademark in Georgia is valid for ten years from the date of registration and may be further renewed for successive periods of ten years. A request for renewal shall be filed with the Patent Office within the last year of the validity term. It is possible to file the request within a grace period of six months after the expiration of the registration. It is not possible to reinstate a lapsed trademark after grace period expiration.

  • Use requirement

The trademark registration in Georgia may be cancelled by the court on the request of a third party if the trademark has not been used continuously for five years after its registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

It is necessary for the foreigners to perform a trademark prosecution in Georgia through an agent, a registered Georgian trademark attorney.

  •  Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Georgian Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. Provisional refusal of international registration may be appealed at Chamber of Appeals within three months from the date of its publication in the WIPO Gazette. This time limit cannot be either extended or reinstated. Response must be filed in Georgian. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing the response. Final refusal may be contested at court within 1 month after its issuance.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 07.04.2021
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Georgian IP Laws

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