Exporters or Entrepreneurs who are already using or are planning to use a brand name for their products and services in the export/foreign market should consider doing a Freedom To Operate Trademark and register -ability search in those countries and if possible register their mark in order to avoid problems in the future from their competitors, importers, distributors and conflicting registered trademark owners in that country.
ZwapAll has a wide network of IP associates in around 180 plus countries across the globe. We have good knowledge and experience in filing trademark applications worldwide.
We provide the following services
Freedom To Operate and Register-ability Search in foreign markets
Trademark Registration in each foreign country of your choice
Manufacturers, Importers, and Exporters apart from having a trademark registered in India can register Trademark applications in each foreign country of their choice. Eg. UAE, Kuwait, Saudi, Canada, China, US, etc.
International trademark registration through Madrid System/Madrid protocol The Madrid System for the international registration of marks is administered by the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) located in Geneva, Switzerland. The Madrid system offers a trademark owner the possibility to get priority for his trademark application in several countries by simply filing one application directly with his own national or regional trademark office. List of members are available in PDF
European Union trademark registrations cover 27 European nations. Applications are filed at OHIM, Spain, and covers countries like Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, and Sweden. Due to BREXIT EUTM is not possible in the United Kingdom after 31st December 2020.
Trademark registration in Benelux countries Applications are filed at BOIP, Netherlands, and covers countries like Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
Trademark registration in OAPI or AIPO (African Intellectual Property Organization) it covers around 17 member states, mainly French-speaking countries in Africa. Applications are filed at OAPI, Cameroon and cover countries like Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Togo, and Comoros.
We at Zwapall have good knowledge and experience in filing trademark applications worldwide. You may contact our office and specify the countries of your interest enabling us to provide more information on the requirements and fees.
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