Trademark Registration Puerto Rico
|Flat fee incl. official fees||Yes|
|Fee additional class||EUR 700.00|
|Multiple classes possible||no|
|Protection Period (years)||10|
|International Registration possible||No|
|Power of Attorney must be notarized||No|
|Process Duration (est. in months)||12-18|
Trademark Registration in Puerto Rico
With this assignment you can order a trademark registration in Puerto Rico. We will take care of everything that is necessary for the professional preparation of the trademark registration in Puerto Rico, submission of the trademark application in Puerto Rico and send the trademark certificate to you.
The price for trademark registration in Puerto Rico includes our professional fees as well as the official trademark office fees for the trademark registration in Puerto Rico without opposition.
The trademark registration order for Puerto Rico includes the following tasks:
First, we check whether the trademark being registered is entitled to protection in Puerto Rico (absolute grounds of refusal). Not all trademarks can be registered as trademarks. For instance, merely descriptive terms for the respective goods and services may not be registered as a trademark.
To avoid collisions between your trademark registration in Puerto Rico and older trademarks we recommend to conduct a trademark search in Puerto Rico which must be ordered separately.
We will e-mail you the prepared trademark registration documents for Puerto Rico for your approval and file it then.
Once the trademark was registered in Puerto Rico we send you the certificate.
Trademark Law Puerto Rico
I. Application Procedure
Processing time from first filing to registration is about 12-18 months, provided that no objections are raised or oppositions filed
Application process includes a formal examination, an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior conflicting trademarks
Order of process is: publication of the application, examination, publication of the registration, registration
Trademarks may be registered based on intent to use. However, statement of use must be filed within 3 years from the registration date.
Intent to use applications can be filed similarly to applications based on use. The difference is that applicant has 3 years to show use. A certificate of registration will be issued even with intent to use applications.
Multi-class applications are not allowed
opposition period is 30 days from the publication of the application
formal examination procedures by the trademark office will continue during opposition proceedings
IV. Use Requirements
Declarations of continuous use must be filed between the 5th and 6th year from the registration date.
V. Duration Period
10 years from the registration date.
renewable for periods of 10 years
grace period: 6 months from the expiration date of the mark