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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.

  • Minimum filing requirements

- request to register the trademark in Lithuania, signed by the applicant (or his representative);
- a document confirming payment of the official filing fee

  • Power of Attorney

Signed Power of Attorney must be provided to the Lithuanian Patent Office within three months from filing date of an application.

  • Priority document

Certified copy of the priority document must be provided within three months from filing a trademark application in Lithuania.

  • Validity term

Trademark in Lithuania is valid for ten years from the date of filing of the application and renewable every ten years.

  • Opposition period

Within three months from publication of the registered trademark any interested person may file a grounded opposition against a trademark.

  • Grant and Renewal

A trademark in Lithuania is valid for 10 years from the filing date. Trademark registration may be renewed by the proprietor for 10-year periods an unlimited number of times if the corresponding documents are filed with the Patent Office within the last six months of the trademark registration validity. In case this term is missed the trademark certificate may be renewed within a period of six months by paying a 50% surcharge. Reinstatement of a lapsed trademark after a six-month grace period is not possible.

  • Use requirement

In case the 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 the foreigners, it is recommended to perform trademark prosecution in Lithuania through an agent, a registered Lithuanian trademark 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.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by MSP Europe, UAB. on 26/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Lithuanian IP Laws