Trademarks & Patents FAQs
Forms TM 1 TM2 and TM 3.
One month after the Official Publication in the Government Gazette.
Classes 1 - 34 are classification of goods (Pursuant to the Trademark Rules 1998).
Classes 35 -45 are classification of services (Pursuant to the Trademark Rules 1998).
No. A patent has to be registered in the United Kingdom Patent Office and a certificate has to be issued to the Applicant before it can be registered in the TCI. The TCI only grants an extension of the UK Rights to Patents which are registered in the United Kingdom.
20 years in the United Kingdom. When filed in the TCI, it will expire on the same date as it expires in the UK.