geographical-indication

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

A geographical indication (GI) provides assurance of a product's characteristics, which are attributable to its geographical origin. Read on to find out more about registering and managing GIs.

Forms & Fees

Forms pertaining to the Registry of Geographical Indications can be filed via FormSG or in hard copy.

If filing via FormSG,

  • Please provide your email address and Singapore contact number in your submission so that we can provide you with the payment instructions.
  • Payment shall be made via IP2SG's payment platform. You can expect to receive payment instructions via email within 3 working days after we receive your submission.

To avoid unnecessary delays in the processing of your application, please make payment once you have received the payment instructions from us.

 

Form

Description

Fee

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GI1

Application to register a geographical indication


S$1,000

GI2

  1. Application to amend an application for registration of a geographical indication (other than a change of the name, address or other particulars of the applicant)

  2. Application by the registrant to rectify an error or omission in the Register (other than to the name, address or other particulars of the registrant)

S$230

GI3

  1. Application to renew the registration of a geographical indication

Renewal of registration (before expiry):
S$940 in respect of each geographical indication

Renewal of registration (after expiry):
S$1,240 in respect of each geographical indication

Request to continue processing application that was treated as abandoned:
S$180


GI4

Application, by any person other than the registrant, to:

  1. rectify an error or omission in the Register (other than to the name, address or other particulars of that person)

  2. cancel the registration of a registered geographical indication

S$550

GI5

Request to appoint, change or remove agent

S$8.50

GI6

Application to change or correct name, address, Singapore address for service, or other particulars of the applicant, agent, registrant or other party


S$13

GI7

Application by the registrant to cancel the registration of a geographical indication

S$30

GI8

Request to correct a clerical error or an obvious mistake in an application (other than an application for registration of a geographical indication), notice or other document


S$50

GI9

Request for an extension of time for matters not relating to inter partes proceedings

For first and second requests:
No fee

For third and subsequent requests:
S$50


GI10

Application by the registrant to transfer the registration of a registered geographical indication to another person


S$70 in respect of each geographical indication

GI11

Request for a certified hard copy of an entry in the Register or a certified extract from the Register



S$35 in respect of each certified hard copy or certified extract

GI12

Request to withdraw an application for registration of a geographical indication

No fee

 

Form

Description

Fee

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GI13

Notice of objection or opposition

S$550

GI14

Request for grounds of decision in objection or opposition proceedings

S$1,400

GI15

Notice of attendance at objection or opposition hearing

S$715

GI16

Request to extract Registrar’s certificate of taxation

S$110

GI17

Request for extension of time to file notice of opposition, counter-statement, statutory declaration or other matter in inter partes proceedings

S$100

GI18

Counter-statement

S$550

Description

Fee

For certifying office copies, manuscripts or printed matter

Click here for more details.

S$12 per document by way of a written request.

Submit completed template via FormSG.


Purchase of a copy of the Geographical Indications Journal

Click here for more details.

S$12 per past issue

Submit your request via FormSG, along with the completed GST Form below.

 

Refund

Refund may be allowed under the following list of circumstances:

  • You made duplicate payment for a form.

  • You filed duplicate forms.

  • You submitted a form which cannot be processed.

 

Submit your request via IP2SG.

Please note that forms which have been processed are generally not refundable.

Request for refund is subject to approval. Submission of a request for refund does not guarantee a refund.

You are advised to check your forms carefully before submitting them.

 

 



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