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Trade Marks (Fees) Order

 

 

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TRADE MARKS (FEES) ORDER S.I. 72/1983

S.I. 33/2003

(SECTION 57)

[Commencement 1st January, 1984]

1. This Order may be cited as the Trade Marks (Fees) Citation. Order.

2. The fees to be paid in connection with applications, Fees for varied

matters under the

registrations and other matters under the Act shall be asset out in the Schedule. Act.

SCHEDULE (section 57)

Fees Corresponding Form
  1. On application not otherwise charged to register a trade markfor one or more articles included in one class................ $50.00 2
  2. On application not otherwise charged to register a series oftrade marks for one or more articles included in one class ... $50.00 2 or 5
  3. On application to the Registrarunder section 58 for leave to register a mark for goods in oneclass ......................................... $50.00 6
  4. On application to the Registrar under section 58 for leave to register a mark for goods in more than one class in respect of every class........................... $50.00

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total fee in no case to exceed $200.00 for any number of classes (current) or $1,000.00 for any number of classes (new)

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  1. On an application to Registrar to state grounds of decision and materials used under section 10(3) ........................................ $50.00
  2. On notice of opposition for applicant opposed, by opponent ................................................. $80.00
  3. On filing a counter-statement in answer to a notice of opposition, by the applicant for each application opposed......... $50.00 8
  4. On hearing of each opposition by applicant and by opponent respectively.............................. $80.00 9
  5. For registration of a trade mark for one or more articles included in one class................ $80.00 11
    1. For registration of a series ofmarks for one or more articles included in one class................ $50.00 11
    2. and for every other mark ofthe series .............................. $20.00
  6. For registration under section58 of a mark for goods in more than one class —

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In respect of every class total fee in no case to exceed

$500.00 for any number of classes .................................. $50.00 11

  1. Upon each entry in the register of a mark of a note that the mark is associated with a newly registered mark ........................ $10.00
  2. On application to register asubsequent proprietor in cases of assignment or transmission of a single mark ....................... $80.00 19 or 21

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14. On application to register a subsequent proprietor of more than one mark standing in the same name, the devolution of title being identical in each case —

For the first mark ................. $80.00

And for every other mark .... $10.00 19 or 21

  1. On application to change thename of a proprietor of a single mark where there has been no alteration in the proprietorship $40.00 26
  2. On application to change thename of a proprietor of more than one mark standing in the same name, the change being the same in each case —

For the first mark ................. $40.00

And for every other mark .... $10.00 26

  1. For renewal of registration of amark at expiration of last registration............................... $80.00 13 or 16
  2. For renewal of registration of aseries of marks at the expiration of last registration —

For the first mark of the series .................................... $80.00 13 or 16

And for every other mark of the series .............................. $10.00 13 or 16

    1. For renewal of a mark registered under section 58 forgoods in more than one class —
    2. In respect of every class total fee in no case to exceed $800.00 for any number of classes...................................... $80.00 13 or 16
  1. Additional fee under Rule 68 .. $40.00 17

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  1. Additional fee under Rule 69... $60.00 18
  2. For altering a single entry of the address of a registeredproprietor ................................. $40.00
  3. For altering more than one entry of the address of a registered proprietor where theaddress in each case is the same and is altered in the same way —

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For the first entry ................. $40.00

And for every other entry..... $10.00 23

  1. For every entry in the register of a rectification thereof or an alteration therein, not otherwise charged .................................... $40.00 32
  2. For cancelling the entry or part of the entry of a trade mark upon the register on the application of the owner of such trade mark................................ $40.00 27 or 28
  3. On request, not otherwise charged, under section 10(6) or under section 30....................... $40.00 25 or 29
  4. For a search under Rule 94 ...... $40.00 31
  5. For certificate of Registrar ofregistration to be used in legal proceedings ............................. $80.00 36
    1. For certificate of Registrar ofthe registration of a trade markto be used for the purpose of obtaining registration abroad .. $30.00
    2. 35
  6. For certificate of Registrar ofthe registration of series of marks for the purpose of obtaining registration abroad .. $40.00

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  1. For certificate of Registrar other than certificate under section 15 or certificate of registration to be used in legal proceedings, or for the purposeof obtaining registration abroad ................................................. $80.00
  2. On an application to the Registrar under section 24 ...... $200.00 24
  3. On an application to Registrar for leave to add to or alter a single mark ............................. $80.00
  4. On an application to the Registrar for leave to add to or alter more than one mark of the same proprietor, the addition or alteration to be made, in each case being the same —

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For the first mark ................ $80.00

And for every other mark ... $40.00 30

  1. For inspecting register in connection with any particular trade mark, for every quarter of an hour . $5.00
  2. For making a search amongstthe classified representations of trade marks, for every quarter of an hour ............................... $5.00
  3. For office copy of documents for every 72 words (but never less than $2.50) ....................... $5.00
  4. For certifying office copies Ms.or printed matter ..................... $30.00
  5. In cases where the wood block or electrotype of the trade markexceeds 2 inches in breadth and depth —

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For every inch or part of an inch over 2 inches in breadth .............................................. $5.00

For every inch or part of an inch over 2 inches in depth .. $5.00

  1. On an application for the registration of a defensive trade mark under section 35 ............. $40.00
  2. On an application for rectification under section 35 .. $40.00 38
  3. On an application for leave tointervene where an application is made for rectification .......... $40.00 39
  4. On an application for registration as a registered userof a registered trade mark ....... $50.00 40
  5. On an application by the registered proprietor of a trademark for the variation of the registration of a registered user of that trade mark .................... $50.00 41
  6. On an application by the registered proprietor or any registered user of a trade mark, or any other person for the cancellation or the registrationof the registered user of that trade mark ............................... $40.00 42 or 43
  7. On a notice of intention to intervene in proceedings under Rules 115, 116 and 117 ........... $40.00 44
  8. On an application for the registration of a certificationtrade mark ............................... $50.00 45
  9. On an application for an order expunging or varying the register relating to a certification trademark or varying the relevant depositedregulations ............................... $50.00

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