National trademark registration

Main information about the service

Trademark allows entrepreneurs to label their goods so that consumers can remember and choose them more easily. The registration of a trademark gives its owner the right to use the registered sign exclusively for specified goods and services, while prohibiting other competitors on the market from using signs identical or similar for identical or similar goods or services.

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Does this apply to me?

Any individual or legal entity shall be entitled to submit the trademark application.

Service outcome

Trademark registration certificate

Service benefit

The trademark registration provides the owner with better possibilities for legal protection of its trade signs against misuse.

When to address the service

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You can utilise this service at any time.

How to get the service

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What do you need when solving the service electronically

Completed trademark application form filed in a way that allows verification of your identity (e.g. by using a data box or by sending an electronically signed document via e-mail). 
The application form can also be submitted classically via e-mail (without e-signature). In this case, however, it is necessary to confirm the submission by its subsequent delivery within 5 days of thereof. This can be done using the data box, by sending electronically signed document, but also in person.
 

Where and how to solve the service electronically

The application shall be submitted to the Industrial Property Office. It can be submitted electronically directly via the e-Filing (ePodání) application:

  1. In the e-Filling (ePodání) application we select the form Trademark application
  2. You will be asked to register or log in one time, or to log in via NIA (Národní bod pro identifikaci a autentizaci).
  3. Fill out the application form. You can check whether you filled it out correctly by using the button in the column on the left side of the screen. This column is also used to navigate in the form.
  4. After filling it out, we choose one of the three submission options:
    1. Send a message to data box
    2. Signed by electronic signature
    3. Without electronic signature (in this case, however, it is necessary to confirm the submission by its subsequent delivery within 5 days. This can be done using the data box, by sending electronically signed document, but also in person.)

It is also possible to file by data mailbox or e-mail.

e-Government portal

ePodání (e-Filing)

Could be solved via e-identity

Yes

Is the service charged when solving electronically

Yes

The fee for electronically processed service

The fee for the submission of application is as follows:

  • Individual trademarks within three classes of products or services - CZK 5,000,
  • Collective and certification trademarks within three classes of products or services - CZK 10,000,
  • For each class of products or services above three classes - CZK 500.

Classes of products and services may be found in the corresponding list.

Fees can be paid in cash at the Office’s cash register, by value stamps (fees up to CZK 5,000 only), transfer from account or money order to account no. 3711- 21526001/0710.

The trademark application number shall be indicated by: O, a dash and a serial number. The application file number is automatically assigned by the Office upon the receipt of the trademark application.

The constant symbol is 1148, the variable symbol is made up of the number 3 and the number of the application file.

For O-8516 the variable symbol is: 38516, for O-141141 the variable symbol is: 3141141.

The fee must be paid within 1 month of filing the application, otherwise the application is deemed not to have been filed. The Office does not send any formal request for payment of the fee.

What you’ll need to provide

Filled out trademark application form.

Where to solve the service

The service can be made use of by filing at the office of the Industrial Property Office.

Office hours of the registry are in working days from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Office’s address:
Industrial Property Office
Antonína Čermáka 2a
160 68 Prague 6 – Bubeneč

Is the service charged when solving in person?

Yes

The fee for in person processed service

The fee for the submission of application is as follows:

  • Individual trademarks within three classes of products or services - CZK 5,000,
  • Collective and certification trademarks within three classes of products or services - CZK 10,000,
  • For each class of products or services above three classes - CZK 500.

Classes of products and services may be found in the corresponding list.

Fees can be paid in cash at the Office’s cash register, by value stamps (fees up to CZK 5,000 only), transfer from account or money order to account no. 3711- 21526001/0710.

The trademark application number shall be indicated by: O, a dash and a serial number. The application file number is automatically assigned by the Office upon the receipt of the trademark application.

The constant symbol is 1148, the variable symbol is made up of the number 3 and the number of the application file.

For O-8516 the variable symbol is: 38516, for O-141141 the variable symbol is: 3141141.

The fee must be paid within 1 month of filing the application, otherwise the application is deemed not to have been filed. The Office does not send any formal request for payment of the fee.

Responsible Public Authority

Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic
Antonína Čermáka 1057/2a
Bubeneč
16000 Praha 6

Data mailbox: ix6aa38
E-mail: posta@upv.cz
Web: https://www.upv.cz/

Addresses

Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic
Antonína Čermáka 1057/2a
Bubeneč
16000 Praha 6

Data mailbox: ix6aa38
E-mail: posta@upv.cz
Web: https://www.upv.cz/

Additional information about the service

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Communication language

Czech

Compliance date

11.12.2020