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Trademark Registration Slovakia

Trademark Registration Slovakia

Trademark registration in Slovakia made easy: fixed prices including official registration fees. No bad surprises with unexpected lawyers fees. Experienced local lawyers. Guaranteed.

In order to obtain trademark protection in Slovakia you can register your trademark in three ways:

First option: If you want to register your trademark in Slovakia only, please follow the steps described below.

Second Option: Trademark protection for Slovakia can also be obtained by registration of a Community Trademark (CTM) which is valid for all countries of the European Community.

Third option: If your trademark has already been filed or registered in an other country you can obtain protection in Slovakia through an international registration.

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Trademark Search Report Slovakia

Trademark Search Report Slovakia
With this order form we deliver an availability search for similar pending or registered trademarks. The report contains a statement from a lawyer specialised in trademark law regarding the registrability of a trademark and the risk of collision with trademarks already registered.
120,00
€ 120.00

Trademark Registration Slovakia

We will process your trademark registration in Slovakia. The price includes our lawyer’s fees as well as all official fees for the registration and implementation of the trademark without opposition.

720,00
€ 720.00  incl. official fees

A non legalised Power of Attorney is required. Foreign applicants do not need any establisment in this country. A local representative is required, There is no use requirement prior to registration. It takes approximately 5 months from first filing to secure the registration. The extendable term of a trademark is 10 years calculated from the application date. For further information please check our FAQs.

Do I need an establishment in this country to file a national trademark application?

If the applicant is neither a citizen of this country nor domiciled in this country he may file a trademark application only through a local representative. An establishment in this country is not required. 

Is a power of attorney required if I file the trademark application by a local representative?

A  non legalised power of attorney is required.

Do I need a domestic trademark registration to file a national trademark application?

A domestic registration is not required.

Is this country a "first to file" or "first to use" jurisdiction?

It is a "first to file" jurisdicton. A trademark registration is mandatory to establish trademark rights.

Is a proof of use required prior to registration?

There is no proof use required prior to registration.

Are multi class applications possible?

 Multiclass applications are  possible.

What is checked by the trademak office before they register the trademark?

The prosecution process includes a formal and substantial examination. In particular it is examined whether the classification is correct and whether there are any absolute grounds of refusal such as descriptiveness or lacking distinctiviness. The trademark office also checks whether there are any relative grounds of refusal e. g. identical or similar trademark registrations.  If there is any absolute or relative ground of refusal the trademark office refuses the registration.The existence of a valid coexistence agreement between the applicant and the cited registrant will be accepted as evidence permitting registration of the application.

Are Oppositions possible?

A trademark application can be opposed. The opposition must be filed  within a 3 month period from the  date of publication of the application The opposition can be based on relative grounds of refusal e.g. prior registrations.

How long does it take from application until registration?

It takes approximately 5 months from first filing to secure the registration.

How long is the term of protection?

A trademark registration is valid for 10 years and starts with the application date. The registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.

Am I required to use my registered tardemark?

In case of unexcused non-use for a period of 5 consecutive years calculated from the registration date (or the end of the opposition procedure) the trademark is vulnerable for action of unexcused non-use. The action of unexcused non-use can be brought by every concerned party. Periodic statements of use or other mandatory filings by the trademark owner setting forth use of the trademark are not required