Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
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Azerbaijan

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
10th edition — single class application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
OPPOSITION PERIOD
3 months from publication date
EXTENSION OF TIME
Possible for responding to office actions
PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation by any interested party if there has been no effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years from filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• A general POA may be used for subsequent filings
• All documents must be submitted within 2 months from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized
What you need to know
• Grace period of 6 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized
• Certificate of change of name/address, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for applications and registrations
Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized
• Deed of assignment, simply signed
What you need to know
• Trademarks may be assigned with or without the goodwill of the business concerned
• May be recorded for applications and registrations
Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized
• Certificate of merger, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, notarized • License agreement, notarized
• Statutory declaration and statement of case, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
• License recordal is compulsory in order to be effective against third parties