The procedure for obtaining Trademark registration in Belarus is full examination of the Application without opposition period. First stage is formal examination and the second is substantive examination. Regular period for receiving Trademark registration is 36 months. Procedure of accelerated Examination is available. The registration is valid within 10 years from the filing date. Please be informed that the confirmation of the use of the trademark is not required in Belarus. A grace period for non-use of the trademark in Belarus is three years after publication (registration) date; for the trademarks registered before January 15, 2010 the grace period is five years after publication (registration) date.

Search:

In Belarus the trademark search with the issuance of the search report certified by BPTO is available within approximately three-four weeks, as each request for search conducting is considered about 1-2 weeks, and it takes 2 more weeks for its conducting. The official fees vary depending on the volume of work.

The search in paid databases conducted within one week is also available.

Application filing:

Official fee is EUR 410 for one class and EUR 40 for each class over three.

Publication and Certificate issuing:

Official fee for the Certificate issuing is EUR 190.

The following documents are needed for Application filing:

  • Applicant’s name and address;
  • List of goods/services;
  • POA signed by applicant. Notarization or Legalization is not required.