World Intellectual Property Organization

Italy (IT)

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Nice Classification

The Office accepts all of the class headings of Nice Classification.

Representation before the Office

Local representation or domiciled in Italy is required.
List of registered local attorneys.

Collective and Guarantee Marks

Regulations governing the use of the mark must be sent to the Office within three months from the date of the notification to that effect by the Office


No special procedure.


The application for registration of a mark, which is a result of a request for transformation, is subject to the usual examination procedure.

Maintenance Requirement

Not required.


The license is noted down in the official register to be know by third parties.

Last updated on: September 6, 2012

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