resolve-disputes

RESOLVE IP DISPUTES

A key part in your IP management journey is to defend your IP and resolve disputes, where necessary. Find suitable dispute resolution approaches, resources and guides for your needs.

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:

  • Form HC1, HC4 and HC5 for Trade Marks proceedings
  • All forms pertaining to Patents, Designs, Geographical Indications or Plant Varieties Protection proceedings
  • Bill of costs and marked bill of costs.

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 our payment platform. You can expect to receive payment instructions via email within 3-5 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.

Description

Fee

Form

Notification to Registrar (Trade Marks) -

Word Icon Notification to Registrar (67KB)

PDF icon Notification to Registrar (245KB)

Request for WIPO Mediation Fee 

Word Icon Request for WIPO Mediation (175KB)

PDF icon Request for WIPO Mediation (165KB)

Application for Reimbursement under Revised Enhanced Mediation Promotion Scheme -

Word Icon Application for Reimbursement under REMPS (48KB)

PDF icon Application for Reimbursement under REMPS (156KB)

Agreement and Request for WIPO Expert Determination in IPOS Patent Proceedings Fee 

Word Icon Agreement and Request for WIPO Expert Determination (57KB)

PDF icon Agreement and Request for WIPO Expert Determination (92KB)

Hearings Common Forms

Form Description Fee Download Form

HC1

Hearing and decision

Trade Marks: $1,000 for first class and $800 for each subsequent class

Patents, Designs & Geographical Indications: $1,000

Word Icon HC1 (88KB)
PDF icon HC1 (92KB)
HC3 Request for extension of time

Trade Marks:
a. Extension in relation to notice of opposition
b. Extension in relation to counter-statement
c. Extension in relation to evidence
d. Extension in relation to others



a. No fee payable
b. No fee payable
c. $120 x no. of classes
d. $120
Word Icon HC3 (103KB)
PDF icon HC3 (151KB)
Patents and Designs:
a. for first extension of that period
b. for second or any subsequent extension of that period
 
a. No fee payable
b. $120
Geographical Indications$120
HC4 Request for hearing at which only the party making the request is present (ex parte hearing)
Trade Marks, Patents & Designs: $100 Word Icon HC4 (78KB)
PDF icon HC4 (87KB)
HC5 Request for grounds of decision
Trade Marks, Patents & Designs: $700

Geographical Indications: $1,400
Word Icon HC5 (79KB)
PDF icon HC5 (87KB)
HC6

Counter-statement

Trade Marks: $360 × no. of classes

Patents & Designs: $360

Geographical Indications: $550
Word Icon HC6 (87KB)
PDF icon HC6 (103KB)

Trade Mark Forms

Form Description Fee
TM11 Notice of opposition $420 × no. of classes
TM28 Application for revocation, invalidation or rectification $420 × no. of classes

Patent Forms

Form Description Fee Download Form
-
Application for authorisation by Registrar to carry out act on behalf of person to whom directions were given
$50
By correspondence
 
- Request for directions on handling of dispute between joint applicants
$450
By correspondence
 
-
Reference to Registrar to determine the question of a licence
$450
By correspondence
 
-
Application for settlement of terms of licence of right
$380
By correspondence
 
-
Reference to Registrar of dispute as to infringement
$280
By correspondence
 
-
Application for declaration of non-infringement
$280
By correspondence
 
PF35
Application for revocation of patent
$500
Word Icon PF35 (119KB)
PDF icon PF35 (96KB)
-
Notice of objection to release of sample of micro-organism to expert
$100
By correspondence
 
PF58
Notice of opposition
  1. to an application under section 24
  2. to an amendment of a specification after grant
  3. to an application under section 54(1) or (3) for cancellation of an entry in the register
  4. to the correction of an error, clerical error or mistake

a. $40
b. $480
c. $90
d. $100
Word Icon PF58 (142KB)
PDF icon PF58 (99KB)

Design Forms

Form Description Fee Download Form
-Notice of opposition to correction of error or mistake$400 
D13 Application for revocation of the registration of a design
$400 Word Icon D13 (141KB)
PDF icon D13 (93KB)

Geographical Indication Forms

Form Description Fee Download Form
GI13 Notice of objection or opposition
 $550 Word Icon GI13 (96KB)
PDF icon GI13 (135KB)

Plant Varieties Protection Forms

Form Description Fee

PVP6

Filing of a notice of objection
Word Icon PVP6 (51KB) 
PDF icon PVP6 (34KB)

$340 

PVP7

Filing of a counter-statement
Word Icon PVP7 (52KB) 
PDF icon PVP7 (35KB)

$325 

PVP8

Attending hearing and obtaining decision
Word Icon PVP8 (50KB) 
PDF icon PVP8 (120KB)

$650 

PVP15

Request for an extension of time
Word Icon PVP15 (53KB) 
PDF icon PVP15 (142KB)

$30 

Forms and Procedures for Other Requests

Description Form
Amendments to Form TM11 and Form TM28Please read HMD Circular 1.2.

Word Icon TM11 (182KB)
Word Icon TM28 (151KB)
Continuation SheetsWord Icon Continuation Sheet 1 (75KB)
Word Icon Continuation Sheet 4 (61KB)
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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