Uzbekistan Extensions for Office Action Replies Shortened to Three Months

Jan 20 2010 - 12:00

The Uzbekistan PTO has made an official announcement on its website about the change in the procedure for prosecution of national trademark applications.

In Uzbekistan, responses to office actions must be dated and submitted within three months from the mailing date of the office actions. Extensions are possible but as of December 2009 have been shortened from six months to three months. The official fee for an extension is USD 84 (EUR 58) per each month of extension.

With respect to international trademark registrations, there have been no changes in the procedure. The responses to office actions must be dated and submitted within six months from the mailing date of the office action, while the maximum period of deadline extension is still six months. The official fee per each month of extension is USD 53 (EUR 36).

For more information, please contact Loic Dufour.

Source: Uzbekistan PTO

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