Trademark

Trinidad and Tobago

REGISTRATION

Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark Yes
Collective Mark No
Certification Mark Yes
Non Conventional
3 D Mark Yes
Sound Mark No
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
Yes
Nice Classification
Yes, 7th Edition
Old British Classification
No
National Classification
Yes
Type of Class
Multi Class
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
9 months
Deadline to File the Reply
3 months
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
3 months
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
9 months
Deadline to File the Reply
3 months
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
3 months
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
No
Prior to Registration
6 months
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)
Copy
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Certified
Priority Document (with required translation)
Certified
Declaration of Ownership
Copy
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Copy
Power of Attorney
With 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
3 months
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
3 months
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
Use Period
5 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration

OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY

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

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
3 to 6 months
Power of Attorney
Signed
Registration Certification
N/A
Last Renewal Certificate
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A

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. 3 to 6 months