Bermuda

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION 
ClassificationInternational, Nice 10th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
Renewal7 years from the filing date, and every 14 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period available
Use provisionsNon-use of a trade mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive (without priority claims)
Re-registration
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
DurationSubstantive patents are valid for 16 years from their filing date, extensible by a further period of 7 years upon request
Re-registration patents expire upon the expiration of the corresponding parent EP(UK) patent
AnnuitiesPatent renewal fees are not payable in Bermuda
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
Duration5 years from the registration date, extensible by a further two periods of 5 years each
RenewalRenewal fees are due for payment on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the application date