This is to inform that the Minister of Internal Trade has on, 28 September 2017, issued a Ministerial Decree No. 2133 announcing an increase in the official publication fees for new trademarks and renewal applications, as well as publication for recordals of assignment, merger, and change of name and address.

The decree was made known to IP agents on 1 October 2017, and will become effective on 15 October 2017 affecting applications pending publication, as follows:

Item Old Price New Price
Publication fees for accepted applications in the Official Gazette (for a list of goods of 10 words) SYP 35000
USD 70
SYP 100000
USD 200
Publication fees after registration in the Official Gazette (for a list of goods of 10 words) SYP 35000
USD 70
SYP 100000
USD 200
Publication fees for renewal applications before acceptance (for applications filed or renewed before April 2007) SYP 35000
USD 70
SYP 100000
USD 200
Publication fees for renewal applications after issuing the renewal certificate (for applications filed or renewed before April 2007) SYP 35000
USD 70
SYP 100000
USD 200
Publication fees for renewal applications after acceptance (for applications filed or renewed on or after April 2007) SYP 35000
USD 70
SYP 100000
USD 200
Fees for additional group of 10 words in the list of goods and services SYP 500
USD 1
SYP 1500
USD 3
Publication fees for the recordal of assignment SYP 25000
USD 50
SYP 50000
USD 100
Publication fees for the recordal of merger SYP 25000
USD 50
SYP 50000
USD 100
Publication fees for the recordal of change of name SYP 25000
USD 50
SYP 50000
USD 100
Publication fees for the recordal of change of address SYP 25000
USD 50
SYP 50000
USD 100

 
It is worth mentioning that renewals with respect to trademarks filed or renewed before April 2007 will be published twice, the first time after acceptance and the second time after issuing the registration or renewal certificate. While renewals with respect to trademarks filed or renewed after April 2007, there will be only one publication after acceptance.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].