Trade Marks Registry is working under the administrative control of Intellectual Property Organisation of Pakistan. The main function of the Registry is to grant protection of trade marks relating to both goods and services through registration under the Trade Marks Ordinance 2001 and Trade Mark Rules 2004. The Trade Marks Registry works like a Civil Court. The Registrar of Trade Marks hears and decides the cases relating to registration, post registration, opposition and rectification matters.
THE STEPS/PROCESS FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN
Pakistan Search before filing of Trademark Application.
- Filing of Trademark Application in Pakistan’s IPO.
- Preliminary Examination by Registrar of Trademarks Pakistan.
- Hearing of the applicant/lawyer against objections of Registrar.
- Final order for Publication in Trademark Journal of Pakistan.
- Printing in Trademarks Journal of Pakistan.
- Opposition Procedure. Request to Oppose Trademark Application in Pakistan.
- Hearings of Opposition and Decision by Registrar of Trademarks Pakistan.
- Issuance of Registration Certificate by Registrar of Trademarks Pakistan.
Other matters concerning Trademarks.
- Renewal of the Trademark Registration.
- Post Registration matters which may include Trademark Litigation in Pakistan Courts or Possible Trademark Infringements.
- Pakistan Rectification Procedure in case of error/change in Trademark Logo.
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- Trademark Search Pakistan
- Pakistan Trademark Application
- Representation before Trademarks Registrar in Pre and Post examination hearings.
- Trademark Publication Pakistan in Trademark Journal
- Procuring Copy of Pakistan Trademark Journal.
- Trademark Registration and Procuring Trademark Certificate from IPO, Pakistan
- Trademark Renewal in Pakistan
- Trademark assignment and Litigation in Pakistan
- Trademark Enforcement and Protection in Pakistan
- Complete Trademark Application handling upto Registration and possible Infringement Litigation.
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