How to register a trademark in Romania (OSIM)
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN ROMANIA (OSIM)
Everything you need to know about a trademark registration in Romania – what are the requirements for filing a trademark in Romania, how much it costs to register a trademark in Romania etc.
WHAT IS THE COST TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN ROMANIA?
Our fees start from €110 (official fees not included).
SOME OF THE TRADEMARKS WE REGISTERED FOR OUR CLIENTS
WHAT ARE THE SEARCH AVAILABILITY CHARGES
It’s FREE for a Romanian trademark availability search if you don’t need an opinion.
We charge approx. €150 for a Romanian trademark availability search with opinion in RO (OSIM, EUIPO and WIPO/RO).
We charge approx. €290 for a EU trademark availability search with opinion in (EUIPO, EU member states and WIPO/EM/EU Member States).
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO OBTAIN REGISTRATION OF A TRADEMARK IN ROMANIA?
Trademark registration procedure in Romania takes approx. 5-6 months and is done in 4 steps:
1. Filing (electronic filing is possible).
2. Publishing / Advertising (electronic).
3. Examination and registration within approx. 5-6 months from filing.
4. Certificate (printed original) in approx. 3 months after registration
Protection of a trademark in Romania is granted / renewed for 10 years.
WHY REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN ROMANIA?
Well, to mention just a few reasons:
(1) because if you NEED to (Romania is a first-to-file jurisdiction, therefore who registers first obtains the title)
(2) if you want to have the exclusive use of a name, slogan or logo;
(3) if you want to stop third parties to use an identical/similar trademark;
(4) if you want to PROTECT yourself against the risks of using someone else’s trademark – or a similar one.
HOW TO CHECK AVAILABILITY OF A TRADEMARK
Well, nice of you to ask! First, do it before filing and please let us do it for you.
Did you know we offer a FREE availability search service?
WE ARE AN AUTHORISED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENCY IN ROMANIA
LUPSA ȘI ASOCIAȚII SCPPI is authorised by OSIMOficiul de Stat pentru Invenții și Mărci, CNCPIRCamera Națională a Consilierilor în Proprietate Industrială (License no 304/03.03.2015) and EUIPOEuropean Union Intellectual Property Office – ID# 73296.
LUPSA ȘI ASOCIAȚII SCPPI is an INTA (International Trademark Association) associate member.