The Office does not accept the following terms of the Class Headings listed below. This practice will enter into force for Hungary from February 1, 2014.
|Representation before the Office||
Local representation is required. Residents of the EU can act without a local representative provided that they use the Hungarian language before the Office. If the applicant is a foreign person whose domicile or residence is outside the European Economic Area, he is obliged to appoint an agent entitled to act before the Hungarian Patent Office.
|Collective and Guarantee Marks||
Requirements relating to national mark shall be applied mutatis mutandis.
No specific requirements.
The transformation of an international registration into a national trade mark application is the amount of the filing fee less HUF 20 000, and if the international registration is cancelled after one of the dates of registration, the HIPO shall register the trade mark. In this case the fee is half of the amount of the filing fee.
Recording in the International Register of a trademark license related to an international registration has effect in Hungary.
Last updated on: June 23, 2014