World Intellectual Property Organization

Georgia (GE)

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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 is required for all persons without permanent residence or an establishment in the territory of Georgia.
List of local registered patent attorneys.

Collective and Guarantee Marks

For collective marks, the Office requires the charter of ownership of the holder.

Replacement

No specific procedures.

Transformation

If examination has not taken place at the time the request for transformation has been filed, the Office examines the application on absolute and relative grounds.
The normal application fees are payable.

Maintenance Requirement

Not required.

Licenses

Recording in the International Register of a trademark license is not effective in Georgia. The national law does not provide for recording in the National Register of licenses in relation to an international registration.

Last updated on: February 15, 2012

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