Trade Marks

Basis for Registration:

Independent and UK/CTM

International Arrangements:

None, but see below.

Anguilla is not a member of the Paris Convention, but the provisions of the Convention have been implemented in its national law. Consequently, convention priority may be claimed and priority claims are enforceable locally.

Categories of Trade Marks:

There are provisions for the registration of COLLECTIVE, SERIES and SERVICE MARKS.

There are no provisions for the registration of DEFENSIVE MARKS.

Classification:

The International Classification of goods and services applies.

A single application may cover any number of classes of goods and/or services.

Documents required:

A. New Applications

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised (separate document required for each application).
  • Priority document (if applicable), accompanied by a notarised Declaration of Priority.
  • 15 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised (separate document required for each application).
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK/CTM registration as appropriate.
  • 15 prints, except for word mark in ordinary type.

B. Renewals:

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK/CTM registration as appropriate.

C. Assignments/Mergers:

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 4 (Application for change of ownership), notarised.
  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, notarised.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 4 (Application for change of ownership), notarised.
  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, notarised.
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK/CTM registration as appropriate.

D. Change of Name:

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 5 (Change of name or address), notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Name, notarised.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 5 (Change of name or address), notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Name, notarised.
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK/CTM registration as appropriate.

E. Change of Address:

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 5 (Change of name or address), notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Address, notarised.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 5 (Change of name or address), notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Address, notarised.
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK registration as appropriate.

F. Licences/Registered Users:

Independent

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 4 (Application for change of ownership), notarised.
  • Licence Agreement, notarised.

UK/CTM-based

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Form 4 (Application for change of ownership), notarised.
  • Licence Agreement, notarised.
  • Certified copy of the corresponding UK registration evidencing the licence, as appropriate.

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