A trademark application has to be filed before the Patent Office by a local agent. A non-legalized power of attorney is sufficient.
The application process includes a formal examination and an examination of distinctiveness, but no search for prior trademarks. It takes approximately 18 months before an office action is issued by the trademark authority or registration. Prior to registration, the trademark application is published approx. 6 months after the date of the application in the Industrial Property Bulletin. The opposition period is 2 months from publication of the application.
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