Trademark registration process and fees in Thailand

Registration Proceeding

A trademark application can be filed at the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) from Thailand. If the applicant wants to fill a multi-class form, it is possible. 

Foreign applicants need a local agent to file the application and they must present a notarized Power of Attorney. 

 It is important to know that the application goes through formal and substantive examinations and the average processing time from first filing to registration is 12 to 18 months, approximately. 

Period to Oppose

Once the trademark application has been accepted by DPI, then the offices will proceed to publish it on the official gazette, as any third party affected by the trademark application may file an opposition. This opposition can be presented within 60 days from the publication date of the application.

Trademark Validity

After the trademark has been published in the gazette and any party has presented an opposition, the applicant has to present the required registration payment in order to receive the certificate of their trademark. Now it is important that the applicant be aware of the trademark validity. 
In Thailand a trademark registration is valid for 10 years from the application date and renewable for periods of 10 years indefinitely. The applicant must present the proper renewal within the prescribed period, although they still have an extra period of 6 months to finish the renewal.

Requirement of Use
Additionally the trademark renewal, the DPI does not required to the applicants an a requirement of use. However, it is strongly recommended in order to prevent third parties from filing a cancellation due to non-use within three consecutive years.

Brealant offers trademark registration services in Thailand.

Fee for trademark registration is $390

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