|ONE DAY||Client agrees to engage our service. Invoice is generated for payment.|
|ONE DAY TO FOUR DAYS||Client makes full payment directly to our company’s bank account at UOB, mail out cheque payment or credit card payment according to terms in Invoice.
If cheque is mailed out, the filing application will be processed upon clearance of cheque.
|ONE DAY||Searches and appropriate specifications generated for trademark class to be filed.|
|ONE DAY||Verification and clearance from client prior to filing.|
|ONE DAY||Filing application for trademark / design registration with IPOS|
|ONE DAY||IPOS acknowledges trademark application with Application Trademark Number. Design Application Acknowledgement
takes about one month from filing application. Applicant able to place 'tm' to the mark filed. Filing application is visible on IPOS website.
|TWO TO FOUR MONTHS||IPOS carries out cross-examination on trademark in accordance to Trade Mark Act. If required, Trademark Office will seek clarifications and if necessary, amendments to rectify or re-file the case as deemed via additional costs.|
|TWO TO FOUR MONTHS||Upon successful completion of Examination Stage by IPOS, trademark application goes into Publication Stage. Trademark is published in Trademark Journal that can be accessed by any member of Public for opposition on the use of the mark. If opposed, appropriate responses/legal actions have to be taken.|
|ONE TO FOUR WEEKS||If no opposition, there is successful registration of trademark. A Certificate of Registration would be generated out by IPOS that will be valid for ten years. Certificate will be emailed out to Client.|