PROCESS OF REGISTRATION

  • Upon receiving the application Cash receipt and trademark number is allotted to the applicant;
  • The Acknowledgement Receipt by the Trade Marks Registry is issued within 10-15 days of filing an application;
  • After 3 months Examination Report is generated. In case of objections, applicant is served with Show-Cause Notice.
  • Reply to show-cause notice is required to be made within 2 months from date of issue;
  • An objection may arise if you file your application for trademark in an incorrect classification. Once all objections, if any, are satisfied, the IPO may also call you for a hearing before the Registrar to provide answers to any further queries;
  • In case of no objection, application will be published in the Trade Marks Journal to call upon any person to bring his grievance on the table with two months from date of publication in journal. Application stands accepted, if no oppositions are filed and Demand Notice is issued to the applicant requiring to submit Form TM-11 along with registration fee amounting to Rs. 9,000/- in form of a pay order/ bank draft in the name of Director General IPO-Pakistan for issuance of the Registration Certificate;
  • Registration Certificate is issued by the Registrar of Trademarks on receipt of payment etc.

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