Serbia

  • International Country Code:

    RS
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +01:00
  • Currency:

    Serbian dinar (RSD)

Trademark registration in Serbia

Serbia
from 395.00
Number of Classes
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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:
-  a request for trademark registration;
-  the trademark for which protection is requested;
-  a 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

Oppositions can be filed within three months from the publication of the application.

  • Provisional Refusal

The time limit to address the provisional refusal of an international registration in Serbia is 6 months from the date the Office issues the refusal. It is possible to request an extension of time before the Office. The language of the response is Serbian. For both filing a response and requesting an extension, it is necessary to appoint a local representative.

There is no option to request a revision or file an appeal to the provisional refusal.

  • 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 24.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Serbian IP Laws.

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