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Trademark registration in Singapore

from 558.00
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  • Trademark fees

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

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Singapore.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Singapore

To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the name, address of the applicant, trademark representation and classes and specification of goods or services.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

The submission of the Power of Attorney is not required for filing trademark applications in Singapore.

  • Priority document

The submission of the priority document is not required for filing trademark applications in Singapore.

  • Opposition period

The opposition period for Singaporean trademark applications is two months from the advertisement date. This term may be extended for two additional months.

  • Provisional Refusal

The time limit to file a response to the provisional refusal of an international registration in Singapore is 4 months from the date the Office issues the refusal. It is possible to request an extension of time if the deadline for filing of the response has not been missed. The language of the response is English. It is recommended to appoint a local representative, and it is necessary to provide an address for service in Singapore.

The Office provides for requesting a revision or filing an appeal to the provisional refusal, however, the response must be submitted prior to any of these actions.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

No grant fee is payable because it is included in the initial fee for filing a trademark application. The validity term of a trademark application in Singapore is ten years from the date of filing. The trademark is renewable for ten-year periods an unlimited number of times by paying the renewal fee by the expiration date. A Singaporean trademark may be renewed after the renewal due date, i.e. within six months from the expiry date.

  • Use requirement

The trademark in Singapore may be cancelled if it has not been used within five years from the date of registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

Foreigners must perform trademark registration in Singapore through an agent, a Singaporean-registered trademark attorney.

  •  Note

Online Search databases: Singaporean Trademarks, International Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Soroker, Agmon, Nordman on 05.03.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Singaporean IP Laws.