Infogiur Trademark

Carlo Rossi and Partners Law Firm Italy

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Filing international trademark

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How does our service work

1. The client contacts us
>by on-line forms<;
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or by phone                + 39 0521 223260        

2. Cost estimate and acceptation
- we send the client the required estimates according to information received, for the following activities:
1. Anteriority search;
2. Preparing and filing of trademark application.

- the client communicates by e-mail, by fax or by phone the acceptation of the cost estimate and proceeds with the payment by credit card or bank transfer.

3. Trademark examination – specification of goods/services
- international trademark application starts from national trademark or CTM application. If there is not yet national trademark or CTM application we provide do to it (please find information about Italian trademark and CTM)

- we provide examination of basic application  in order to register your international trademark;
- we provide advice regarding best strategy with reference to trademark application.

4. Anteriority search (if requested)
- if expressly requested by the Client, we provide anteriority search and search report for each Country;
- we communicate the client search results and relative report;
- in the light of search results, the Client will decide if go ahead with the procedure in each Country  or if  modify his strategy;
- if the Client expressly dispense us, we will file the trademark application without any preliminary anteriority search. Anyway we verify pre-existence of identical word-trademark.

- we have two different kind of anteriority search:
a) word trademark search (in order to find identical or similar trademark with reference to literal and denominative elements);
b) design trademark search (in order to find identical or similar trademark with reference to figurative elements);
In case of complex trademarks (i.e. those made up of figurative and denominative elements) both denominative and figurative search should be done.

5. Filing
- the Client send us the Power of Attorney by fax or e-mail;
- the Client executes payment of fees and taxes by credit card or bank transfer;
- we proceed, in the name and on behalf the Client, with payment of fees and we prepare and file trademark applications in front of World Intellectual Property Organization;
- we will acknowledge the application has been filed by e-mail forwarding filing documents;
- the Client will receive updating concerning the status of the application until it has come to registration and we will remind him, before the expiration date (10 years from the filing date), that trademark registration should be renewed.

Trademark application has been filed and from this moment on the exclusive right of the Client is protected according to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, which dates from 1891, and the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement

 6. Trademark protection
Furthermore our Law Firm provides legal services relating to the protection of trademarks against any infringements, in extra judicial matters (by studying the case and sending a cease and desist letter), as well as in front of competent Courts.

 



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