Trademarks: Philippines

General Information

International Agreements : Paris Convention, Madrid Protocol.

Classification : International Classification; Multi-Class Filings

What is Not Registrable : Color Marks, Scent marks & Sound Marks

Priority under Paris Convention : Yes

Examination : Yes
Publication : Yes – in the Official Gazette
Opposition : Yes – within 30 days as of publication date

Time Frame for Registration : 18-24 Months

Registration Term : 10 Years
Renewal Term : 10 Years
Grace Period for Renewals : 6 months – with payment of fine.

Use Requirement for filing : None – however, use is required for Renewals.

Cancellation : Yes – the applicant must file a Declaration of Use within 3 years as of filing date and also on the 5th anniversary from registration date, otherwise the registration will be removed from the register.

Marking Requirements : Yes – it’s a requirements.

Assignments - Must Assignments be recorded ? No
Can pending applications be Assigned ? Yes

Licenses - Must Licenses be recorded ? Yes
Can pending application be Licensed ? Yes


Filing Requirements

Trademark/Service Mark Requirements

  1. Power of Attorney simply signed.
  2. Prints of the mark.
  3. Full details of the Applicant.
  4. Full details of the Mark, Class(es) & List of Goods.
  5. Certified copy of Priority Document (if claimed).

Renewal of Trademark/Service Mark Requirements

  1. Power of Attorney Simply Signed.
  2. Original Registration certificate for endorsement.


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