Pakistan

  • International Country Code:

    PK
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Pakistani rupee (PKR)

Trademark registration in Pakistan

Pakistan
from 212.00
Number of Classes
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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple class

The multiple class trademark applications are not possible in Pakistan.

  • Minimum of filing documents in Pakistan

For obtainment of the filing date a trademark application in Pakistan must contain:
- applicant's data (name, description, nationality);
- list of goods/services;
- representation of the trademark (.jpeg file).

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

The Power of Attorney must accompany the application, however, due to the leniency of the Trade Marks Registry, it can be filed later. The notarization of the Power of Attorney is required.

  • Priority document

A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within three months from the date of filing a trademark application in Pakistan.

  • Validity term

The validity term of a trademark in Pakistan is ten years from the date of filing.

  • Opposition period

The term for filing opposition against Pakistani trademark application is two months from the date of publication of an application.

  • Grant and renewal

A demand note requesting payment of the registration fees is issued. Within one month from the date of receipt of said demand note registration fees is required to be paid. The Pakistani trademark is renewable an unlimited number of times for ten years. The renewal fees may be paid at any time within the period of six months before the date of expiration of the registration.

  • Use requirement

The validity of a trademark in Pakistan may be revoked if it has not been used within five years following the date of completion of its registration procedure.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

Foreigners residing outside Pakistan must perform the trademark prosecution through a registered Pakistani trademark agent or advocate.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Raza & Associates on 29.01.2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Pakistani IP Laws.

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