Vienna International Classification

In addition, you must pay the filing fees established within a month. Entry costs Trademark Office Benelux has a list of payments (also available as a download from the site for determining the amount of filing fee. It depends on the type of trademark and the type of follow-up procedure. For example, an additional application fee will be charged in case of emergency procedures. In addition to filing fees must take into account the cost of the study of previous registration in the Register of Trademarks of the Benelux. This study is compulsory and an integral part of the list for the application work.

Further Procedure After receiving Form B researcher Trademark Office Benelux investigates whether the application minimum requirements and shall fix the date of the application. When it comes to the logo, then the last will be classified according to the Vienna International Classification. This classification is performed to give the opportunity to compare the elements of the logo in the trademark offices of the Benelux countries with identical or similar elements of the logo. Also check provided by the classification of goods and services. Classification must meet the requirements established the Nice International Classification. Using Nice International Classification of the advantage is that this registration is carried out according to a unified classification system, thus creating a single period in all participating countries. In addition, Determines whether or not the grounds for refusal and whether compliance with other administrative requirements. In the end, we study the text and / or logo.

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