Trademark

Dominican Republic

REGISTRATION

Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark No
Collective Mark Yes
Certification Mark Yes
Non Conventional
3 D Mark Yes
Sound Mark Yes
Scent Mark Yes
Slogan Mark Yes
Motion Mark No
Colour Mark Yes
Shape Mark Yes
Taste Mark Yes
Texture Mark Yes
Position Mark No
Well Known Trademark
Yes
Nice Classification
Yes, 10th Edition
Old British Classification
No
National Classification
No
Type of Class
Multi Class
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
N/A
Prior to Registration
1 month
Post Registration
N/A
Initial Term
10 years
Effective Date From
Date of Registration
Power of Attorney
Signed and Sealed
Incorporation Certificate
Not required
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
Not required
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Not required
Priority Document (with required translation)
Certified
Declaration of Ownership
Not required
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Not required
Power of Attorney
With the application
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
3 Months
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
No
Incorporation Certificate
No
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
No
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
No
Priority Document (with required translation)
No
Declaration of Ownership
No
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
No
Use Period
3 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration

OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY

Opposition Period
45 days
Counter Opposition Period
60 Days
Acceptable Grounds of Opposition
Prior Registration with National Trademark Office Yes
Prior International / Global Registration No
Prior Use in the Application Country No
Bad Faith No
Well - Known No
Others (specify) No
Expected Time for Issuance of Decision
3 month

RENEWALS

Intial Term
10 years
Subsequent Renewal Term
10 years
Grace Period
Yes, 6 months
Restoration
No
Change of Agent/Service Address required
No
Expected Time for Issuance of Renewal Certificate
30 days
Power of Attorney
Signed and Sealed
Registration Certification
Copy
Last Renewal Certificate
Copy
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Certified

RECORDALS

Change of Agent
Change of Agent/Service Address required No
Confirm if recordals are permissible for pending applications. Yes
Approximate time frame for issuance of recordal certificates. 30 days