• International Country Code:

    RS
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +01:00
  • Currency:

    Serbian dinar (RSD)

Trademark registration in Serbia

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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Serbia.

  • Minimum of filing documents in  Serbia

To obtain the date of filing a trademark application in Serbia should contain:
-  request for trademark registration;
-  mark for which protection is requested;
-  list of goods and/or services to which the trademark symbol relates.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

The IP Office does not set the deadline for submitting a POA. If the applicant does not supply a simply signed original of the Power of Attorney at the time of filing, the examiner issues an invitation once the application has reached its turn for examination, setting a deadline of 30 days from its receipt. The deadline may be extended.

  • Priority document

Priority document may be submitted within three months from filing a trademark application on condition that the fees for late filing are paid. The legalised translation into Serbian is required.

  • Opposition period

There is no provision for filing oppositions against pending Serbian trademark applications.

  • Validity term and trademark renewal

The validity term of a trademark in Serbia is ten years from the date of filing and may be renewed unlimitedly. Trademarks in Serbia may be renewed within 6 months before the expiry of the validity term but not later than 6 months after expiry by paying the extra fees. 

  • Use requirement

The trademark in Serbia may be cancelled on the basis of non-use within a continuous period of 5 years in case the corresponded request is filed to the court by the interested person.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

Foreigners must perform the trademark prosecution in Serbia through an agent, a registered Serbian trademark attorney.

  • What can be registered as a trademark in Serbia

Words, slogans, letters, numbers, images, drawings, combinations of colours, three-dimensional shapes, combinations of such marks, as well as graphically presentable musical notes registrable as a trademark in Serbia.

  •  Note

Online Search databases: Serbian Trademarks, International Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by CPZ – CENTRE FOR PATENTS Ltd. on 10.01.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Serbian IP Laws.

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