services>trade mark registration> Australia
Search: US$280(1) Per mark
(2) Covers all Class Codes
(3) Returned back by e-mail within 4 days
Registration: US$500(1) er mark
(2) Covers 1-3 class codes
(3) Prepared and submitted within 1-2 weeks
(4) Clerical office actions generally answered for free
(5) Monthly follow ups of your mark through out the entire unopposed registration process (via e-mail)
Domestic Representative / Power of Attorney Fees: US$810(1) For 1-3 class codes
(2) We use a lawyer as domestic representative
(3) No legal advice or opinions are provided
Government Filing Fees: US$105$105 per class code, payable to the IPA (we do so on your behalf).
Title Services: US$285There is an additional fee to complete the registration process once your trademark registration has been approved. At this time it is approximately US$285 per class code.
Summary of Fees$280 Search
$105 Government Filing Fee
US$1,665 (+ $285 due at the END of the process = USD $1,950)
Required Documents & Services1. Name and address of the applicant: state of incorporation (where applicable).
2. Six prints of the trademark (not required for word marks).
3. List of goods/services and the class pertaining thereto.
4. Details of the basic application(s), if priority is claimed.
5. An English translation of any words included in the trademark of a language other than English.
6. A transliteration in Roman letters of any characters included in the trademark constituting of words being characters that are not Roman letters together with a translation into English.
7. A copy of the priority document, if priority is claimed.
Time Needed to Get A RegistrationThe quickest the process will ever move is 7 months, and this is only if you request special expedited service. There is no additional fee for special expedited service, but you have to submit a letter to the IPA explaining why you need this and why they should bump you up to the head of the line.
Otherwise, it normally takes 12-20 months for a mark to go through the process unopposed.
How Long Is My Registered Trademark Valid ?10 Years.