Government Notifies Revised Fee Structure For Trademarks

Author:S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Profession:S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
 
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The Government of Pakistan in exercise of its power conferred under Section (1) of the Section 132 of the Ordinance, 2001 published the Trade mark Rules, 2004 and the Rules came into effect from April 02, 2004. The Government of Pakistan (Ministry of Commerce and Textiles), Commerce Division, on March 04, 2019 had issued a notification with regard to the amendments in the Trade mark Rules, 2004 which is to come to effect from March 09, 2019. As per the said notification, the amendments have been prescribed for the First Schedule of the Trade Mark Rules, 2004. It provides for the revised fees structure which is as follows: -

"First Schedule [See rule 4]

Sr.

Form

Description.

Fee Rs.

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

  1. TM-I

    On application not otherwise charged to register a trade mark for a specification of goods or services included in one class (section 22).

    3000

  2. TM-2

    On application to register a trade mark for a

    specification, of goods or services included in one class from convention country under section 25.

    3000

  3. TM-3

    On application under section 82, read with the first schedule to the ordinance, to register a collective mark for a specification of goods or services included in one class.

    3000

  4. TM-4

    On application under section 83 read with the second schedule to the ordinance, to register a certification trade mark for a specification of goods or services included in one class.

    3000

  5. TM-5

    On notice of opposition under section 28(2), for each application opposed.

    9000

  6. TM-6

    On a counter-statement in answer to a notice of opposition under section 28(4) for each application opposed or in answer to all application under any of section73, 80 and 96 in respect of each trade mark; or in answer to a notice of opposition under section 37 or 97, for each application or conversion opposed.

    1500

  7. TM-7

    On notice of intention to attend hearing under any of sections 28, 37, 73, 80, 96 and 97 by each party to the proceeding concerned.

    600

  8. TM-8

    On notice of opposition to application for registration of collective mark or certification trade mark under the first schedule (section 82) and the second schedule (section 83).

    9000

  9. TM-9

    On a counter-statement in answer to as notice of opposition under the first schedule (section 82) and the second schedule (section 83 for registration of collective mark or certification trade mark. Registration of a collective/certification trade mark.

    1500

  10. ...

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