You have intention to file the trademark registration oveasea but wondering whether filing this application should be filed directly or via WIPO. Let’s T2H Lawyers give you advices about this matter through the post below.
Depending on which country and the number of countries an invidual or organization wants to have his mark protected,… the filing applications for registration of trademark oversea should be directly or via WIPO.
- If country (countries) you want to file applications is a member of The Marid Agreement or Protocol, you should file applications for registration of trademark via WIPO.
As Vietnam is a member of The Marid Agreement or Protocol, inviduals or organizations in Vietnam could file applications for Intellectual Property International registration to countries participating the Agreement and Protocol above via WIPO. It helps inviduals or organizations to make use of the advantages of the this method’s procedures which is simple, convenient, time and money saving in case of filing in many countries in once time at National Office of Intellectual Property.
- If country (countries) you want to file the application isn’t a member of The Marid Agreement or Protocol, you should file applications for registration of marks directly.
You need to file applications according to each countries’s procedures to the competent agency of that country, applications have to be translated in certain language ( normally offical language of this country) and then pay the National filing fee.
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