Trademark Filing in Sri Lanka

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Trademark fees

Contact IIPLA today for Fees associated with trademark application filing in Sri Lanka.

Multiple class

In Sri Lanka, multiple class trademark applications are not possible. 

Minimum of filing documents in Sri Lanka

Five copies of a representation of the mark 

Request for the registration of the mark

Applicant’s details and address.

List of goods or services in respect of which registration of the mark is requested

Requirements to the Power of Attorney

In Sri Lanka, simply signed and stamped POA must be provided within 3 months from filing.

Priority document

In Sri Lanka, the certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within 3 months from the filing date.

Opposition period

In Sri Lanka, the trademark may be opposed within 3 months from publication of the application.

Validity term and trademark renewal

 In Sri Lanka, the trademark is valid for 10 years from the filing date. The registration of a trademark may be renewed for consecutive periods of 10 years. The renewal fee shall be paid within the 12 months preceding the expiration date. A grace period of 6 months shall be allowed for the payment of the fee after the date of such expiration, upon payment of a surcharge.

Use requirement

In Sri Lanka, the trademark may be subject to cancellation if it has not been used within five years of its registration.

Representation by a trademark attorney

In Sri Lanka, for foreign applicants, it is necessary to perform trademark prosecution through an agent or a registered trademark attorney.

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