Trade Marks Guidance Notes
Please note: These guidance notes are not intended to be definitive legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The interpretation of legislation is a matter on which the Intellectual Property Office cannot advise and entities/individuals need to form their own independent view on compliance with the legislation. Independent legal advice is advised where there is any uncertainty.
The guidance notes below have been developed to provide information on the requirements of the Bailiwick of Guernsey trade mark legislation. Information is also provided on how to make submissions required to ensure compliance with the legislation.
|Guidance||Requirements of the legislation and/or other relevant information||How to make submissions/applications|
|Trade mark registration||What is a trade mark, and why register? [243kb]|
Paper form: Application to Register a Trade Mark [304kb]
|Nice Classification System||Nice Classification System [201kb]||-|
|Renewal of trade mark||Trade mark renewal information [1Mb]|
Paper form: Renewal of IP Registration [229kb]
|Change of proprietor name or address||Change proprietor name or address submissions [1Mb]|
Paper form: Change of Proprietor name or address [520kb]
|Appointment of an agent||Trade mark agent information||Paper form: Appointment of an agent [500kb]|
|Opposition process flowchart||Opposition Process [74kb]||Paper form: Notice of Opposition and Statement of Grounds [499kb]|