Trademark registration in Estonia
A Trademark registered with the Estonian Patent Bureau remains valid 10 years, after which the Trademark can be renewed for a further 10 years and again each time the 10 year period elapses. The renewable each time for a new 10 year period. The state fee for a renewal is 192 EUR. For every additional class of goods and/or services for which the mark is registered the additional payment is 45 EUR for each.
Opposition against published marks may be submitted within 3 months from the publication date (state fee is 160 EUR).
The entire process of registering a trademark takes about 1 year, state fees payable are 141 EUR and 45 EUR for every additional class for filing and 45 EUR upon grant. "Likelihood of confusion or perception of mutual relation" is a principle applied in Estonia in determining whether or not two marks may co-exist.
Further, the Customs authorities may be notified about registered marks, thus enabling border control against counterfeited goods to be enforced, down to destruction of seized goods. Owners of trademarks may enforce their rights of removal on infringing trademarks of unofficial distributors, traders, etc., from advertisement, documents, goods and services.
Some of trademarks represented: