What are the phases of application after a trademark has been filed in Pakistan?

The order of the application process is as follows:


  1. Examination - the application is examined based on the following:
    • Formalities
    • Classification
    • Clarity
    • Descriptiveness
    • Distinctiveness
    • Deceptiveness
    • conflict with prior registration
  2. Publication – The details of an application are not made available to the public.
  3. Registration – The trademark office will grant the registration certificate once all requirements are satisfied and when all oppositions are overcome.
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