World Intellectual Property Organization

Estonia (EE)

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As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Republication

The Office republishes in the Official Gazette of the Patent Office "Eesti Kaubamärgileht”, notifications of international registration received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Two months from the date of publication in the Official Gazette of the Patent Office (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

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

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

The decision of refusal of protection issued by the Office may be appealed with the Industrial Property Board of Appeal within two months from the date of the decision (Estonian Trademarks Act subsection 37(2) and Article 39).

Last updated on: May 9, 2014

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