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, IPOS Digital Hub, to file your forms online. The acceptable modes of payment can be found here.

We will only accept filings via FormSG for forms/requests that are not available for e-filing in IPOS Digital Hub.  Information on alternative filing modes when IPOS Digital Hub is unavailable can be found in the latest IPOS Digital Hub Practice Direction here.

If you are 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 IPOS Digital Hub'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 IPOS Digital Hub 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$280 per class

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

S$380 per class

 

Word IconTM4 (207KB)

PDF iconTM4 (116KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 1 (75KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 1 (25KB)

excel-iconIPOS ICGS Database (3,301KB)

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

Submit the completed form accompanied with the regulations in a zipped file via FormSG

Word IconTM10 (123KB)

PDF iconTM10 (58KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 4 (62KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 4 (21KB)

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$440 per class

Late renewal of registration:

S$645 per class

Restoration of registration:

S$705 per class

TM27

Application to amend a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name or other particular of any person)

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 or other particular of any person, 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$40 in respect of each trade mark number

CM1

Request to appoint or change agent

Notice of intention to cease to act as agent

No fee payable

CM2

Request to change name or other particular of any person

For the correction of name or other particular of any person, please file Form CM4.

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

Word IconCM6 (234KB)

PDF iconCM6 (297KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 1 (75KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 1 (25KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 4 (62KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 4 (21KB)

CM7

Application to register, amend or terminate a security interest

S$50 in respect of each trade mark number

Word IconCM7 (199KB)

PDF iconCM7 (229KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 1 (75KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 1 (25KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 4 (62KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 4 (21KB)

CM8

Application to register a transfer of ownership

S$70 in respect of each trade mark number

Word IconCM8 (250KB)

PDF iconCM8 (355KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 1 (75KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 1 (25KB)

Word IconContinuation Sheet 4 (62KB)

PDF iconContinuation Sheet 4 (21KB)

CM9

Request for withdrawal of application

No fee payable

CM12

Request for certified copy of entry or extract from Register; certifying document issued by Registrar

Request for certified copy of entry or extract from Register

Soft copy: 

S$28

Hard copy: 

S$35 per copy

Certifying document issued by Registrar: 

S$12 per copy

CM13

Request for continued processing of application

Request for reinstatement of application
(only for applications that become "Treated as Withdrawn (Reinstatable)" before 26 May 2022)

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 IPOS Digital Hub.

S$380 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 application for correction or rectification of an error or mistake

  2. 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

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

  4. the removal of any matter from the register

  5. the alteration of a registered trade mark

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

S$420 per class

TM28

Application for revocation, invalidation, or rectification

S$420 per class

HC1

Hearing and decision

In respect of the first class:

S$1,000

In respect of each subsequent class:

S$800 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 notice of opposition to the registration of a trade mark or of a collective mark of certification mark

b. Extension in relation to counter-statement

c. Extension in relation to evidence

d. Extension in relation to taxation matters and others

 

a. No fee payable

b. No fee payable

c. S$120 per class

d. S$120 in respect of each trade mark number

HC4

Request for hearing at which only the party making the request is present (ex parte hearing)

S$100 in respect of each trade mark number

HC5

Request for grounds of decision

S$700 in respect of each trade mark number

HC6

Counter-statement

S$360 per class


Forms and Procedures for Other Requests

Description

Fee

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 IPOS Digital Hub.

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 IPOS Digital Hub in Word/PDF format, please click here.



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