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