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Update on the TMO in Afghanistan

November 1, 2021

After a brief disruption, the Trademark Office (TMO) in Afghanistan has resumed full operations and is now accepting new trademark applications and processing pending applications.

By way of background, the TMO follows the 10th edition of the Nice classification, and trademark examination is performed on formal, absolute, and relative grounds. Oppositions may be filed within 30 days from publication date. The protection term for a registered trademark is 10 years from filing date and is renewable for like periods.

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