Tunisia 

Trademark - Tunisia

Register your Trademark

Register your trademark with Inventa International and benefit from the following advantages:

Strategic Advice

Our specialists will review the information you provide and advise you on the best strategy to increase your chances of success in obtaining a trademark and protecting your brand.

We prepare the application

We will be in charge of all the procedings related to filing a trademark application based on the chosen strategy.

Trademark Maintenance for 10 years

Inventa International keeps a close eye on every event related to your trademark.

Client Area available

We provide you a secure web based client area to manage your Intellectual Property assets.

Trademark Registration

Process

Monitor the process from the preparation for the trademark application to its maintenance phase. Inventa International will accompany you every step of the way.

Tunisia

Trademark Details and Timeframes

Priority claim

Available

Multi Class Application

Available

Well-known Trademarks

Available

Body responsible for non-use cancellations

Court

Search with legal opinion time frame

10 days

Time until registration

1 year

Opposition Period

60 days

Use requirement period

5 years

Requirements

  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Applicant data.
  •  Sample of the mark (not required for word marks).
  •  List of goods and/or services.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable).
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Deed of Assignment.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Certificate proving the change of name or an extract from the commercial register.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney from the licensor and licensee, simply signed.
  •  License agreement.

Remarks: Deed of Assignment and License Agreement must be accompanied with a verified French or Arabic translation.

Latest news

ANNOUNCEMENT

Tunisia: Procedural changes in trademark applications and oppositions

The new Tunisian decree, Decree No. 2015-303, that repeals the Decree No. 2001-1603, came into force. This decree introduced new changes regarding trademark applications and, mainly, trademark oppositions procedures. The referred alterations are the following: Introduction of electronic filing of applications for the registration of trademarks; Establishment of provisions regarding the trademark registrations through the Madrid Protocol; Prevision of a 2 months period for the filing of any documentation in support of recordings of a change of name, address, ownership or assignment; Extension of the term during which the trademark applicant can file observations to a trademark opposition, from 45 days to two months from the date of the notification of the opposition; Fixation of a term of 8 months from the date of submission of observations for the parties to the trademark opposition to attempt conciliation; Increasing the period (from 1 to 2 months) within which the opponent may furnish proof of use of the trademark on which the opposition is based;  

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