Trademark

Madagascar

REGISTRATION

Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark Yes
Collective Mark Yes
Certification Mark Yes
Non Conventional
3 D Mark No
Sound Mark No
Scent Mark No
Slogan Mark Yes
Motion Mark Yes
Colour Mark Yes
Shape Mark No
Taste Mark No
Texture Mark Yes
Position Mark No
Well Known Trademark
Yes
Nice Classification
Yes, 11th 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
1 month
Deadline to File the Reply
Variable
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
1-3 months
Deadline to File the Reply
Variable
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Prior to Registration
No
Post Registration
Yes
Prior to Registration
N/A
Post Registration
3-6 months
Initial Term
10 years
Effective Date From
Date of Registration
Power of Attorney
Notarized
Incorporation Certificate
Copy
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
Not Required
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Not Required
Priority Document (with required translation)
Certified
Declaration of Ownership
Consulate Legalized
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Consulate Legalized
Power of Attorney
N/A
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
2 months
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
2 months
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
2 months
Use Period
3 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration

OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY

Opposition Period
N/A
Counter Opposition Period
N/A
Acceptable Grounds of Opposition
Prior Registration with National Trademark Office N/A
Prior International / Global Registration N/A
Prior Use in the Application Country N/A
Bad Faith N/A
Well - Known N/A
Others (specify) N/A
Expected Time for Issuance of Decision
N/A

RENEWALS

Intial Term
10 years
Subsequent Renewal Term
10 years
Grace Period
Yes, 6 months
Restoration
No
Change of Agent/Service Address required
Yes
Expected Time for Issuance of Renewal Certificate
No New Certificate issued
Power of Attorney
Notarized
Registration Certification
Copy
Last Renewal Certificate
Copy
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A

RECORDALS

Change of Agent
Change of Agent/Service Address required Yes
Confirm if recordals are permissible for pending applications. Yes
Approximate time frame for issuance of recordal certificates. N/A