As Office of a Designated Contracting Party
|Request for extension of protection|
The Office republishes in the Official Gazette of the Patent Office "Eesti Kaubamärgileht”, notifications of international registration received from the International Bureau.
Absolute and relative grounds.
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