Cyprus Trademark Search & Registration

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Frequently Asked Questions
Does having a registered trademark in Cyprus give me any right?

Registration is not necessary in order to afford right to a trademark. The rule “first to file” takes effect in Cyprus.

What is the web address of the trademark national office?

The national office of Cyprus for trademark registration is not available online.

Is there any need to use my trademark before I apply for registration?

Prior use of a mark is not mandatory for filing.

Can a Trademark Application be opposed?

Yes. Applications can be opposed on these grounds:

  • Violation of proprietary rights or conflict with an earlier registration
  • Bad faith
  • Descriptive or non-distinctive mark
  • Similarity with a notorious mark
  • Registration was made in the name of a representative or agent
  • Violation of rights in a company or personal name
  • Use of protected symbols, insignia or emblems
Who can contest my trademark application?

Anyone can oppose or contest a trademark application.

Is it possible to cancel a registration?

Yes. A registered trademark can be cancelled on these grounds:

  • Misleading or deceptive mark
  • Contrary of morals or public policy
  • Application made in bad faith
  • Section VIII.A. Use Requirements are not met
  • Prohibited marks in Cyprus
  • Use of emblem or badge of public interest
  • Violation of Article 6ter of the Paris Convention
Are there any rights established by having a registered trademark?

Owners of a registered trademark can enjoy the following rights:

  • Use the trademark exclusively
  • Oppose later conflicting applications
  • Request to cancel later conflicting registrations
  • Issue license to third parties to use the trademark
  • Take legal actions against infringement
  • Obtain compensation from infringing parties
  • Request seizure of counterfeit goods
How long is the opposition period?

The opposition period will start from the date of publication and will end two months after that date.

Is Cyprus a member of the Madrid System?

Yes. Cyprus is a signatory of the Madrid Protocol and the Madrid Agreement.

Do I need to present periodic statement of use?

Periodic statements of use and other documents declaring use are not needed.

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