Trademarks & Patents Fee Schedule

Pursuant to Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 20100:

MADE by the Governor under section 70 ofthe Trade Marks Ordinance.

1. These Rules may be cited as the Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 2009.

2. Schedule 1 to the Trade Marks Rules is revoked and replaced by the following new Schedule-

SCHEDULE I

(Rule 3)

LIST OF FEES PAYABLE

No.

Matter or Proceeding

Fee ($)

Corresponding Form

1
On application not otherwise charged to register a trade mark for one or more
goods in one class
200
TM 2
1A
On application not otherwise charged to register a series of trade marks for one or more goods included in one class
200
TM 2
1B
On application to register a defensive trade mark for one or more goods included in one class
200
TM 34
1C
On application to register a standard trade mark for one or more goods 75 TM41
included in one class
200
TM 41
1D

On application made at the same time to register one standard trade mark for
goods not all included in one class-

In respect of every class

Total fee in no case to exceed $640
For any number ofclasses

75
TM
1E
On application pursuant to section 52(1) to register a trade mark registered
in the United Kingdom for one or more goods in one class
100
TM 2
2
On request to the Registrar to state grounds ofdecision relating to an application to register a trade mark and materials used
150
TM 4
3
On notice of opposition for each application opposed, by opponent
150
TM 5
3A
On filing a counterstatement in answer to a notice of opposition, by the applicant for each application opposed
50
TM 6
3B
On the hearing of each opposition, by applicant and by opponent respectively
75
TM 7
4
For registration of a trade mark for one or more goods included in one class
200
TM 9
4A

For registration of a series of marks for one or more goods included in one
class-

For the first mark

For every other mark ofthe series

 

200

30

 

TM 9

4B
For registration under section 48 of a standard trade mark for one or more
goods included in one class
200
TM 9
4C

For registration under application made at the same time ofone standard trade
mark under section 48, for goods not all included in one class-

In respect ofevery class

Total fee in no case to exceed $600
for any number of classes

200
TM 9
4D
For registration of a defensive trade mark for one or more goods included in one class
200
TM 9
4E
For registration pursuant to section 52( 1) of a trade mark already registered
in the United Kingdom for one or more goods included in one class
100
TM 9
5
Upon each entry in the register that a registered mark is associated with a newly registered mark
30
TM 9
6
On application to register a registered user ofa registered trade mark in respect of goods within the specification thereof
50
TM 36
6A

On application to enter the same registered user of more than one registered trade mark of the same registered proprietor in respect of goods within the respective
specifications thereof and subject to the same conditions and restrictions in each
case-

For the first mark

For every other mark of the proprietor included in the application

 

 

50

30

 

 

TM 36

6B
On application by the proprietor of a trade mark for the variation of the registration of a registered user of that trade mark
50
TM 37
6C

On application by the proprietor of more than one trade mark to vary the entries of'a registered user thereof-

For the first mark

For every other mark of the proprietor for which the same user is registered, included in the application

 

50

30

 

 

TM 37

6D
On application by the registered proprietor or any registered user of a trade mark, or any other person, for cancellation of the registration of a or registered user of that trade mark
40

TM 38

or

TM 39

6E

On application by the proprietor or registered user of more than one trade mark or any other person, for cancellation of the entries of a registered user thereof-

For the first mark

For every other mark of the same TM38
proprietor for which the same user or
is registered, included in the 20 TM39
application

40

 

TM 38

 

6F
On a notice of intention to intervene in proceedings under Rules 83, 84 or 89
150
TM 40
7
On request to enter in the Register and advertise a certificate of validity, under
section 43 and Rule 76.
100
TM 44
8A
On application to register a subsequent proprietor in cases of assignment or or
transmission of mark
100

TM 17
or
TM 19

8A
On application to register a subsequent proprietor of more than one mark registered in the same name, the devolution oftitle being the same in each case-

For the first mark

For every other mark

 

100

50

 

TM 17
or
TM 19

9
On application to change the name of a proprietor of a mark where there has been no alteration in the proprietorship
50
TM 24
9A

On application to change the name of a proprietor of more than one mark registered in the same name, the change being the same in each case-

For the first mark

For every other mark

 

50

30

TM 24
10
For renewal ofregistration of a trade mark at expiration of last registration
50

TM 11
or
TM 14

10A
For renewal of registration of a series of marks at the expiration of last registration-

For the first mark of the series

For every other mark of the series

 

50

25

 

TM 11
or
TM 14

10B
For renewal of registration of the same standard mark with the same date for goods in more than one class-

In respect of every class

Total fee in no case to exceed $700
For any number of classes
50
TM 11
or
TM 14
10C
Additional fee under Rule 62
40
TM 15
10D
Additional fee under Rule 63
50
TM 16
11
For altering any entry of an address on the Register under Rule 72-

For the first entry

For every other entry where the address and the alteration are the same as in the first entry

 

10

2

TM 21
12
For cancelling or making one or more entries ofan address for service of a registered proprietor or a registered user ofa trade mark, on application made after the registration in each case-

For each entry
5
TM 35
12A

For altering one or more entries of an address for service in the Register-

For each entry

Total fee in no case to exceed $70 for any number of entries included in one application for alteration, where the address and the alteration are in each case the same

5
TM 35
13
For every entry in the Register of a rectification thereof, or an alteration therein, not otherwise charged
15
TM 32
14
For cancelling the entry of a trade mark on the Register on the application of the registered proprietor ofthat trade mark
5
TM 25
15
For striking out goods from those for which a trade mark is registered on the application of the registered proprietor ofthat trade mark
10
TM 26
16
On request, not otherwise charged, for correction of clerical error or for permission to amend application
10
TM 23
17
On an application to the Registrar for leave to add to or alter a registered trade mark
25
TM 28
17A

On an application to the Registrar for leave to add to or alter more than one registered trade mark of the same proprietor, being identical marks, the addition or alteration to be made, in each case, being the same-

For the first mark

For every other mark 10 TM28

 

 

25

10

 

 

 

TM 28

17B
On notice of opposition to application for leave to add to or alter registered trade marks, for each application opposed
25
TM 29
18
On request by registered proprietor of a trade mark for entry of disclaimer or memorandum on the Register
10
TM 27
19
On application under Rule 37 to expunge or vary the registration of a standard trade mark, or to vary the deposited regulations of a standard trade mark or of standard trade marks
of the same proprietor where the regulations are substantially the same
25
TM 43
20
For a search under Rule 104 in respect of one class-

Without application for the Registrar's advice under Rule 17

With application for the Registrar's advice under Rule 17

 

20

15-50

 

TM 30

TM 30

21
On request for the Registrar's preliminary advice under Rule 17 for each trade mark submitted in respect of one class
10
TM 31
22
On request for certificate of registration of a trade mark under Rule 99
5
TM 33
22A
On request for certificate of registration of a series of trade marks under Rule 99
5
TM 33
23
For inspecting Register in connection with any particular trade mark, for every quarter ofan hour
1
 
24
For making authorised search amongst the classified representations of trade marks, for every quarter of an hour
1
 
25
For certifying office copies, MSS, photographs or printed matter, per certificate
5
 
26
In cases where the wood block or electrotype ofthe trade mark, for advertisement in the Gazette, exceeds 50 m.m. in breadth or depth, or in breadth and depth-

For every 25 m.m, or part thereof over 50 m.m. in breadth 2

For every 25 m.m. or part thereof over 50 m.m. in depth 2

 


2

2

 
27

 

Application for apportionment of trade marks under Rule 88

35
TM 22
28

Annual fee for Registered Trademarks

100
 
29

Gazette Fee:Publication per page

175