A Power of Attorney, POA in short, is a legal document that authorizes an entity to represent or act for another person, usually, in the managing of the person’s property, business or private affairs. The former is called the Attorney or Agent whereas the latter is commonly known as the Principal. In Trademarks, a Power [...]
There are a few instances when trademark registration in Germany is not advisable or necessary: When a trademark search has not been done, you should not file your trademark in Germany. If you plan to file your trademark in the European Union, there is no need to file your trademark in Germany as well, as [...]
Why should I file my trademark in Germany? if I could just file my trademark in the EU and obtain the same result? Trademark registration in Germany is at least twice as fast as in the European Union and is also less expensive. If you need a trademark for Amazon Brand Registry as quickly as [...]
There are two way of getting your trademark registered in Germany. File a trademark with a German Trademark Office, called DPMA. File a Trademark in the European Union, via European Union Intellectual Property Office, called EUIPO. Trademark Angel can assist with both national German trademark registration and EU trademark registration.
Use prior to registration is not required in Germany. Trademark registration procedure in Germany from that in the US and statement of use is not required. To maintain a trademark registration in Germany, one must use the trademark within 5 years from the registration. If the trademark has not been used, without a very good [...]
Any natural person, partnership or company can apply for a trademark registration. However, a foreign applicant must be represented by a local German attorney. Trademark Angel provides proper legal representation all the way to trademark registration.
Yes, it’s possible to file a trademark application in multiple classes. In fact, we recommend to include 3 classes in your trademark application since German Trademark Office government fees allows you to include 3 classes without any extra cost. We also don’t charge extra for up to 3 classes.