Trinidad and Tobago

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 7th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
RenewalRenewal fees are payable after 10 years less 1 day from the filing date or priority date, whichever expires sooner
There is a 6 month grace period available on payment of a late fine
Use provisionsNon-use of a trade mark for a period of 3 years from the date of registration where it can be shown that there was no bona fide intent to use, or 5 years in any other event, renders the mark vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive with or without priority claim
PCT national phase
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Duration20 years from the effective filing date
AnnuitiesRenewal fees are due for payment annually, on the 2nd and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date
There is a 6 month grace period available
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Duration15 years from the filing date
RenewalRenewal fees are due for payment on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date