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Average trademark application processing times in Europe

Average trademark application processing times in Europe

Below we have put together the average time it takes for a Registrar to register a trademark. That time spans from filing the application to the completed registration, provided there are no objections or questions coming up during processing. 

The following information is of general nature. It can help to get a general understanding of the differences between the jurisdictions. In no way can they serve or be interpreted as a guarantee. Various factors, including questions or objections, can result in delays.

European countries, in alphabetical order

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Croatia

Czechia

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

United Kingdom

approximately 2-3 months, fast track 10 days

approximately 4 months

approximately 9 – 10  months

aproximately 8 – 12 months

approximately 8 – 10 months

approximately 4 months

approximately 6 – 9 months

approximately 4 months

approximately 8 -10 months

approximately 4 months

approximately 4 months

from a few working days to max 6 months

approximately 6 months

approximately 9 months

approximately 9 – 12 months

approximately 6- 8 months

approximately 4-5 months

approximately 16 – 18 months

approximately 4 months

approximately 8 – 12 months

approximately 4 months

approximately 12 months

approximately 3 – 4 months

approximately 6 – 9 months

approximately 6 – 9 months

approximately 6 months

approximately 5 – 10 months

approximately 12 months

approximately 4 months

Regions and other frequently requested countries, in alphabetical order

Benelux

Brasil

China

Europe

Japan

Russia

United State of America

approximately 4 months

approximately 24 months

approximately 18 months

approximately 4-5 months

approximately 6 months

approximately 12 – 14 months

approximately 8 – 12 months

I hope you find this information helpful. If you need further assistance, our team will be happy to assist. For 55 Euros we can help you develop a country launch strategy.  

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