World Intellectual Property Organization

Czech Republic (CZ)

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Miscellaneous

Nice Classification

The Office accepts all of the class headings of the Nice Classification.

Representation before the Office

Local representation by a registered solicitor or patent attorney, with an address in the country, is required. List of patent attorneys in the Czech Republic
http://www.patzastupci.cz and Czech Bar Association
http://www.cak.cz

Collective and Guarantee Marks

No specific requirements.

Replacement

No specific requirements.

Transformation

The Office carries out full examination provided that the time limit for refusal of the international registration on which the application is based has not yet expired. If protection has already been granted transformation takes place without further substantive examination.

Fees: 5,000CZK, for collective trademark 10,000 CZK
For each class exceeding 3 class: 500 CZK.

Maintenance Requirement

None.

Licenses

Recording in the International Register of a trademark license related to international registration is effective in the Czech Republic.

Last updated on: January 30, 2012

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