Denmark (DK)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes in the Danish Trademarks Gazette notifications of international registration, subsequent designation and renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds. In regards to relative grounds, the Office provides the applicant with a search report, which on request, will be examined by the Office free-of-charge.

Opposition Procedure

Two months from the date of publication in the Danish Trademarks Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Four months from the date of notification of provisional refusal sent by the Office (extendable).

Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office

Refusal of protection may be appealed to the Board of Appeals. This decision may be reviewed to the Maritime and Commercial Court.

Last updated on: September 15, 2014