trade-marks

TRADE MARKS

A trade mark can help you differentiate your products and services from others. Read on to learn more about registering and managing your trade marks.

Forms & Fees

Please proceed to our e-services portal, IP2SG, to file your forms online. The acceptable modes of payment can be found here.

We will only accept FormSG for forms/requests that are not available for e-filing in IP2SG.

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.

Form

Description

Fee

TM4

Application to register a trade mark, collective mark or certification mark

After TM4 filing:

If you have a successful patent application placed on SG IP FAST, you may separately request to accelerate the examination of your trade mark application after filing Form TM4.

Please compose an ad hoc correspondence via your IP2SG account and submit to us with the following attachment(s):

For class(es) whose specification items are fully adopted from the pre-approved database of goods/services descriptions:

S$240 per class

For class(es) whose specification are not fully adopted from the pre-approved database:

S$341 per class


TM8

Request to divide an application for registration

S$280 for each additional application that the original application is divided into

TM10

Filing or amendment of regulations governing the use of a collective mark or certification mark

First time filing of regulations:

S$340 in respect of each trade mark number

Amendments of regulations:

S$70 per form or in respect of each trade mark number

TM19

Application for renewal / restoration of registration

Renewal of registration (on or before expiry):

S$380 per class

Late renewal of registration:

S$560 per class

Restoration of registration:

S$610 per class

TM27

Application to amend a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name, address, or address for service)

Please note that the following are not acceptable:

  • Amendments to mark representation which substantially alter the identity of the mark.

  • Amendments to specification of goods and/or services which lead to any expansion in the scope of protection.

 

Amendment to the specification, class number or the priority claim of a trade mark application or registration:

S$40 in respect of each class

All other amendments to a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name, address, or address for service and amendments pertaining to the specification, class number or the priority claim):

S$40 in respect of each trade mark number

Entry of disclaimer or limitation to a trade mark registration:

S$35 in respect of each trade mark number

CM1

Request to appoint, change or remove an agent

No fee payable

CM2

Request to change name, address and Singapore address for service of agent, applicant, proprietor or other interested person

No fee payable

CM3

Request to cancel or partially cancel a registered mark

No fee payable

CM4

Request for correction of error

S$50

CM5

Request for extension of time

First and second request:

No fee payable

Third and subsequent request:

S$50

CM6

Application to register, amend or terminate a licence

S$60 in respect of each trade mark number

CM7

Application to register, amend or terminate a security interest

S$50 in respect of each trade mark number

CM8

Application to register a transfer of ownership

S$70 in respect of each trade mark number

CM9

Request for withdrawal of application

No fee payable

CM12

Request for certified copy of entry in Register or certified extract from Register

Soft copy:

S$28

Hard copy:

S$35 per copy

CM13

Request for reinstatement of rights

S$100

N.A.

Assent by personal representatives

By way of a written request submitted via ad hoc correspondence

 N.A. Filing of Statutory Declaration

By way of a written request submitted via ad hoc correspondence


Form

Description

Fee

MP1

Request to transform an international registration into national application

Submit via IP2SG.

S$341 per class of goods or services

MP2

Application to record replacement of registered trade mark with international registration

Submit completed form via FormSG.

No fee payable.

MM2(E)

Application for international registration governed exclusively by the Madrid Protocol

For more detailed information on Form MM2(E), please refer to the Explanatory Notes on Form MM2 prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).


  1. Administrative fee (payable to IPOS):
    S$250; and

  2. Application fee (in Swiss francs, payable to the World Intellectual Property Organization)
    Find out the amount payable at WIPO Fee Calculator.

MM22(E)

Request for the division of an international registration

Application fee (in Swiss francs, payable to the World Intellectual Property Organization ):
CHF 177

To download WIPO official forms, including MM22(E), please click here.

The completed Form MM22(E) with supporting document(s), such as a bank transaction advice, can be submitted via FormSG.

MM24(E)

Request for the merger of an international registration resulting from the recording of division

Submit completed form via FormSG.

No fee payable.

To download WIPO official forms, including MM24(E), please click here.


Form

Description

Fee

TM11

Filing of notice of opposition to:

  1. an amendment of an application for registration of a trade mark which has been published, where the amendment affects the representation of the trade mark or the goods or services covered by the application for registration

  2. the registration of a trade mark, collective mark or certification mark

  3. the removal of any matter from the register

  4. the alteration of a registered trade mark

  5. an application to amend the regulations governing the use of a registered collective mark or certification mark

S$374 per class

TM28

Application for revocation, invalidation, or rectification

S$357 per class

TM48

Request for an extension of time to file notice of opposition to the registration of a trade mark or of a collective mark of certification mark

No fee payable

HC1

Notice to the Registrar of attendance at hearing

S$715 per class

HC2

Request to extract Registrar's certificate of taxation
(for award of costs made before 1 October 2021)

S$80 per class

HC3

Request for extension of time

a. Extension in relation to counter-statement

b. Extension in relation to evidence

c. Extension in relation to taxation matters and others



a. No fee payable


b. S$100 per class

c. S$100 in respect of each trade mark number

HC4

Request for ex parte hearing

S$100 in respect of each trade mark number

HC5

Request for grounds of decision for ex parte hearing

S$700 in respect of each trade mark number

HC6

Counter-statement

S$360 per class


Forms and Procedures for Other Requests

Description

Fee

For certifying office copies, manuscripts or printed matter

Click here for more details.

Submit completed template via FormSG.

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

Purchase of a copy of the Trade Marks Journal

Click here for more details.

Submit your request via FormSG.

S$12 per past issue

Refund

Refund may be allowed under the following list of circumstances:

  • You have made duplicate payment for a form.

  • You have filed duplicate forms.

  • You have 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 does not guarantee a refund.

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

Compilation of Forms (For Reference)

To preview the forms on IP2SG on Word/PDF format, please click here.



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