Trademark

Slovakia

REGISTRATION

Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark No
Certification Mark No
Collective Mark Yes
Non Conventional
3 D Mark Yes
Sound Mark Yes
Scent Mark No
Slogan Mark Yes
Motion Mark No
Colour Mark Yes
Shape Mark Yes
Taste Mark No
Texture Mark No
Position Mark No
Well Known Trademark
No
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
3 months
Deadline to File the Reply
2 months
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 months
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
2 months
Deadline to File the Reply
2 months
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 months
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
No
Prior to Registration
1 month
Post Registration
N/A
Initial Term
10 years
Effective Date From
Date of Registration
Power of Attorney
Signed
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
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)
3 months
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
2 months
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
5 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration

OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY

Opposition Period
3 months
Counter Opposition Period
2 months
Acceptable Grounds of Opposition
Prior Registration with National Trademark Office Yes
Prior International / Global Registration Yes
Prior Use in the Application Country Yes
Bad Faith No
Well - Known Yes
Others (specify) Yes,Prior designs rights, rights under Article 6septies of the Paris Convention, prior rights in copyright, rights in appealtion of origin.
Expected Time for Issuance of Decision
10 months

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
12 months
Power of Attorney
Signed
Registration Certification
Not required
Last Renewal Certificate
Not required
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Not required

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. 2 - 4 months