Turks and Caicos

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 can be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period available 
In additional to the 10-yearly renewal fee, Turks and Caicos trade marks are subject to annual maintenance fees, due on 1st of January each year
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 PatentRe-registration
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
DurationRe-registration patents expire upon the expiry date of the corresponding parent EP(UK) patent
AnnuitiesRenewal fees are not payable in respect of Turks and Caicos patents
DESIGN INFORMATION 
 There is currently no means of obtaining design protection in Turks and Caicos