Trademark

Venezuela

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 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
No
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
4-6 months
Deadline to File the Reply
30days
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 months
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
4-6 months
Deadline to File the Reply
30 days
Permissible Extension
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 months
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
No
Prior to Registration
2 months
Post Registration
N/A
Initial Term
15 years
Effective Date From
Date of Registration
Power of Attorney
Consulate Legalized
Incorporation Certificate
Copy
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
Copy
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Copy
Priority Document (with required translation)
Certified
Declaration of Ownership
Not required
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Not required
Power of Attorney
1 month
Incorporation Certificate
1 month
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
1 month
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
1-2 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)
1-2 months
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
30 days
Counter Opposition Period
30 days
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
1 year

RENEWALS

Intial Term
15 years
Subsequent Renewal Term
15 years
Grace Period
6 months
Restoration
No
Change of Agent/Service Address required
No
Expected Time for Issuance of Renewal Certificate
2-3 years
Power of Attorney
Consulate Legalized or Apostilled
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 months