Republic of Korea (KR)
|Representation before the Office||
Local representation is required for the holders who do not have either residence or domicile in the Republic of Korea to submit a written opinion (amendment).
|Collective and Guarantee Marks||
Regulations governing the use of a collective mark must be sent directly to the Office within three months from the date of the international registration or from the date on which the request for amendment was issued by the Examiner.
Replacement takes place either ex officio or upon written request by the holder.
The Office examines the transformed mark only on formalities.
Recording in the International Register of a trademark license related to an international registration does not have effect in Republic of Korea. However the national legislation provides for recording in the National Register of licenses in relation to international registration.
Last updated on: June 28, 2013