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51. What is the general trademark registration process?

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Trademark applications are completed and submitted to the trademark office along with the required d...

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52. What documents do I need for trademark registration?

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When applying for trademark registration, certain official documents need to be submitted to the loc...

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53. Are all classes available in all countries?

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Most countries use the latest version of the nice classification; however, some countries still use...

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54. Why don’t I register my trademark on all classes?

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Besides being too expensive to register a trademark on all classes to remain effective, a registered...

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55. How to choose a class?

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Choosing a class depends on the services and products the trademark will be associated with. There a...

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56. What is trademark priority registration (priority claim)?

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When registering a trademark in a jurisdiction signatory to the Paris Convention, an applicant can “...

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57. How can I claim priority?

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To claim priority in trademark registration, you need to establish a priority date by showing that y...

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58. What does applicant mean?

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An applicant is a company or individual applying to register a mark. The applicant's name and addres...

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59. What address should I use? What is applicant address?

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When filing for a trademark, whether for an individual or a company, the address that should be used...

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60. What is trademark description?

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When filing a trademark, the application will ask you to include a description. If the mark is compo...

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61. Can I use hyphen or a number in a trademark?

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Generally speaking, using a hyphen or a number in a trademark does not increase or decrease the valu...

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62. What is international registration of a mark? What is global trademark?

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International registration allows trademark owners to register their trademarks with a single, unifo...

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63. How to choose the country when protecting my trademark?

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A trademark should be registered where it is intended to sell services/products. A person seeking to...

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64. How long does a trademark registration last? When does a trademark expire?

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The validity of a trademark registration depends on the country. In most countries, trademark regist...

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65. What is trademark infringement/ violations?

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A violation of a trademark's exclusive rights without the permission of the trademark owner or any l...

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66. What are trademark disputes?

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Trademark disputes are all types of quarrels, whether in court, at the trademark office, or privatel...

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67. What is trademark acceptance?

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After filing, a trademark is examined by the trademark office and a decision is issued regarding whe...

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68. Can a trademark be renewed? How many times can I renew a trademark?

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One of the most beneficial rights associated with trademark rights is the fact that trademark rights...

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69. What is the general trademark renewal process?

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The renewal application should be filed within the last year of the valid protection period or the l...

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70. What is the general trademark assignment process?

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A trademark assignment application and related fees should be submitted to the trademark office. Onc...

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71. What is a trademark filing number?

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A trademark filing number is a number assigned by the trademark office to the trademark application...

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72. What is a trademark registration number?

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A trademark registration number is the number the trademark office gives to the trademark upon issua...

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73. Is the trademark filing number the same as the trademark registration number?

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In some countries, the filing number is different from the registration number. However, most countr...

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74. What is a trademark filing date?

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The filing date of the trademark is the date the trademark was submitted to the Trademark Office for...

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75. When is a trademark protected from? (what date is a trademark protected from?)

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The registered trademark is protected from the date of filing. However, as trademarks are jurisdicti...

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76. What is a publication date?

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The publication date is the date of a trademark published in the official gazette to inform third pa...

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77. Why is a trademark published?

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In most countries, trademarks are published in the Official Gazette to provide anyone who believes t...

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78. How long is a trademark published for?

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A trademark publication period depends on the jurisdiction and usually ranges between 1 to 4 months...

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79. What is a trademark examination?

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When a trademark application is filed with the related authority, the trademark is usually examined...

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80. Will a trademark be accepted?

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If a trademark is distinctive, unique, has not been registered before by any other party, and is in...

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81. What is a conditional acceptance?

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A conditional acceptance is when a trademark is accepted under certain conditions provided by the Tr...

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82. What is a trademark disclaimer?

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A trademark office may request an applicant to disclaim certain rights relating to a trademark, espe...

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83. What is association of a trademark?

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In some Arabic countries, local trademark examiners request that an applicant associate marks that a...

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84. What is a rejection of a trademark?

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When filing to register a trademark, the Trademark Office examines your application, in that process...

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85. What is a granted trademark?

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When filing to register a trademark, the Trademark Office examines your application. In that process...

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86. What is an opposition of a trademark? What is objection to a trademark?

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During the trademark publication period, any interested party may oppose the registration of the tra...

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87. What is a trademark renewal?

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As trademark registrations have finite durations, before the expiration of the trademark registratio...

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88. When should I renew a trademark?

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Trademark renewal is done during the last year of protection. In some countries, a grace period is p...

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89. When is a trademark abandoned?

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A trademark is abandoned if; -Not all formal requirements and deadlines have been met (such as the u...

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90. What is an assignment of a trademark?

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The assignment of a trademark is when the ownership of the mark is transferred from one company or i...

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91. Who is an assignor of a trademark registration?

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An assignor of trademark rights is a person/legal entity that transfers the rights of a trademark to...

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92. Who is an assignee of a trademark registration?

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An assignee of trademark rights is a person/legal entity to which a right to use a trademark registr...

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93. Do I have to file and record any changes relating to the name or address of the applicant of a trademark registration?

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To enforce trademark rights, applicant details should be updated. Therefore, it is advisable to main...

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94. What governs trademark registration?

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Trademarks rights are jurisdictional rights afforded through the process of registering a trademark....

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95. Who regulates intellectual property and trademark rights?

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Trademark rights are jurisdictional rights afforded through the process of registering a trademark l...

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96. Do I have to use my trademark?

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Using a trademark within the past three to five years is required to maintain and enforce trademark...

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97. What is a cancellation of a trademark?

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Cancellation of a trademark means that the trademark passed through all the phases, was registered t...

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98. What is WIPO?

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WIPO is the world intellectual property Organization, a self-funding agency of the United Nations wi...

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99. Is a trademark a fixed asset?

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A trademark is considered an intangible asset that can be amortized if the trademark was purchased t...

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100. Can I register a trademark in Dubai only?

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No trademark registrations in the UAE are federal registrations that cover all seven emirates in the...

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