Mongolia

  • International Country Code:

    MN
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +07:00
  • Currency:

    Mongolian Tögrög (MNT)

Trademark in Mongolia

Mongolia
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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Mongolia.

  • Filing requirements in Mongolia

The official language of proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia is Mongolian.

For obtainment of the date of filing a trademark application in Mongolia must contain:
- request for registration of a trademark;
- name, address and nationality of the applicant;
- list of the goods and/or services;
- representation of the trade mark;
- proof of payment of the prescribed fees.

If priority is claimed, a certified copy of the Priority Document must be provided within 2 months from filing.

The legalization of the Power of Attorney is not required. It may be filed within 2 months from the date of filing a trademark application. A scan copy of POA is acceptable.

  • Examination, publication and opposition of a trademark application in Mongolia

Trademark applications in Mongolia are subject to formal and substantive examination. Upon acceptance of the trademark application for registration it will be published in the Official Gazette and any third party may file an opposition within 12 months from the date of publication.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

The validity term of a trademark in Mongolia is 10 years from the date of filing and it’s indefinitely renewable for further 10-year periods. A request to renew a trademark may be submitted within 12 months before the expiration of a trademark or six months after the expiration thereof upon payment of the surcharge.

  • Duration of registration procedure

The average processing time from first filing to registration is 9 months provided that no objections are raised.

  • Use requirement

Registration of the trademark in Mongolia may be cancelled on the grounds of non-use upon a third party’s request if it has not been used for 5 years from registration of a trademark. 

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

It is highly recommended for foreign applicants to appoint a Mongolian registered trademark attorney to represent them before the Intellectual Property Office.

  •  Notes

1. Online database for International Trademarks.
2. The time limit for filing of a response to the provisional refusal of an international registration in Mongolia is three months from the date WIPO sends the refusal to the applicant. Extensions of time can be requested before the Office. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing of the response. The Office does not provide for a revision or filing an appeal against the provisional refusal.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Ms. M. Regzenbal Patent & TM Agent on 17.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Mongolian IP Laws.

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