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Trademark registration in Lithuania

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class applications are possible in Lithuania.

  • Filing requirements in Lithuania

The official language of the proceedings before the Lithuanian patent office is Lithuanian. An application should be filed in Lithuanian. Accompanying documents may be filed in any language; however, the translation thereof into Lithuanian should be submitted within two months from the filing date.

To obtain the filing date, it is necessary to submit:
- request to register a trademark;
- information identifying an applicant and his representative;
- a reproduction and description of the mark;
- list of goods and/or services;
- receipt confirming payment of the official filing fee

A certified copy of the Priority Document should be provided either at the time of filing of the application or within three months from the filing date.

The copy of a signed Power of Attorney must be provided to the Lithuanian trademark office within three months from the notification of TMO.

  • Examination, publication and opposition to a trademark application in Lithuania

Trademark applications in Lithuania are examined as to compliance with formal requirements; it is also checked whether there are any absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity. No prior search is conducted by the office. An application is published upon successful examination and may be opposed within three months from the publication date.

Trademarks in Lithuania are valid for 10 years from the filing date. Trademark registration may be renewed by the rights holder for a 10-year period unlimited number of times. A request for renewal should be filed within the last six months of the trademark validity. Late payment is possible within a period of six months after expiration of the validity term by paying a 50% surcharge. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after a six-month grace period is not possible.

  • Duration of registration procedure

Approximate time from filing to registration of a trademark in Lithuania is 6-7 months.

  • Use requirement

In case a trademark has not been used within a period of 5 continuous years after registration it may be subject to cancellation.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants not residing in EEA (European Economic Area), it is necessary to perform trademark registration through an agent, a registered Lithuanian patent attorney.

  • Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Lithuanian Trademarks, EU Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. Trademark protection in Lithuania may also be obtained via registration of European Union Trademark.

3. Response to the provisional refusal of international trademark registration must be filed within three months from the date of the decision. This term can be extended for one month by paying a relevant fee, but there is no possibility of its reinstatement. The language of the response is Lithuanian. A local representative must be appointed for filing the response. Final refusal may be appealed within 2 months from sending a decision on re-examination. This term can be extended for one month by paying a relevant fee, but there is no possibility of its reinstatement.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by MSP Europe, UAB. on 07.04.2023
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Lithuanian IP Laws