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Trademarks

A trade mark is a word, pictorial, three-dimensional or combined denomination capable to distinguish goods or services of one entity from those of another one.The trade mark can be any name or symbol distinguishing products of a certain producer from those of its competitor and indentifying them for customers.The term of protection of a registered trade mark is ten years from the date of filing a trade mark application. Protection period can be extended upon a request of a trade mark owner by renewal of the trade mark each time by 10 years.

Services provided:

  • Trade mark counseling;
  • Identical or similarity searches, searches for earlier rights;
  • Securing trade mark registration in the Slovak Republic:
    • Preparing and filing applications for a national trade mark;
    • Representation in proceedings before the Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic (IPO SR);
  • Securing trade mark registration abroad in national proceeding;
  • Extending validity of trade mark registration:
    • Watching terms and deadlines and renewal of trade mark registration;
  • Registration of assignments/successions in title, licences, liens, owner’s data changes and the like into the Registries of IPO SR and of foreign offices;
  • Representation in cancelation proceedings:
    • Filing requests for cancelation of trade marks;
    • Defending client´s trade marks against filed requests for cancelation;
  • Enforcement of trademark rights in judicial proceedings;
  • Defending rights of a client against an infringement and unfair competition conduct.
 We advise

Consultations in the field of inventions, patents, utility models, trademarks and designs.

 We help

Find out all necessary information and submit applications to the relevant registration authorities.

 We protect

Rights protection against infringements, unfair competition conduct and enforcement of intellectual properties rights in judicial proceedings.

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