• International Country Code:

    PT
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT -01:00
  • Currency:

    Euro (EUR)

Trademark in Portugal

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class applications are possible in Portugal.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Portugal

To obtain the filing date, a trademark application in Portugal must contain at least:
- application form;
- representation of a trademark;
- payment of the official fees.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is not required if the trademark application is filed through a Portuguese Trademark attorney.

  • Priority document

A notarized Priority Document must be submitted simultaneously with filing a trademark application.

  • Opposition period

Opposition against a Portuguese trademark application may be filed within two months from the publication of an application. This term is extendable for one additional month.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

There are no official grant fees. As soon as the trademark registration is granted the issuance of the related certificate should be requested and corresponding fees should be paid. There is no term to request the certificate of registration. The trademark in Portugal is valid for ten years from the date of registration. The validity term of a trademark is renewable every ten years for an unlimited number of times. The trademark renewal may be requested within six months before the expiration date, or during the grace period of six months following it, upon payment of late renewal fees.

  • Use requirement

A trademark registration in Portugal may be cancelled if it has not been used for five years from its registration date.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

To perform the trademark registration in Portugal, it is recommended to appoint an agent, a registered Portuguese trademark attorney.

  • Notes

1. Online Search databases: Portuguese Trademarks, EU Trademarks Database, International Trademarks.
2. Trademark protection in Portugal may also be obtained via registration of a European Union Trademark.

The above information was verified on 16/03/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Portuguese IP Laws.

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