2014

Circular

No.

Date

International Classification of Goods and Services
Nice Classification - Tenth (10th) Edition, Version 2015

17/2014

9 Dec 2014

Retail services and other like services in Class 35

17/2014

9 Dec 2014

New Launch Date for IP2SG (Phase II) for Trade Marks

16/2014

 

27 Oct 2014

Submission of Trade Mark forms (other than Form TM4) and written responses to objection letters during the suspension of the online filing system

16/2014

 

27 Oct 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

16/2014

27 Oct 2014

Temporary Suspension of Trade Marks Journal Publication for 2 weeks

16/2014

27 Oct 2014

Revision of IP2SG (Phase II) Launch Date

15/2014

8 Oct 2014

ASEAN TMview - Online information platform for trade marks in ASEAN

14/2014

2 Oct 2014

Suspension of online filing system from 9 to 20 October 2014 and alternative methods of filing during this period

13/2014

25 Sep 2014

Submission of Trade Mark forms (other than Form TM4) and written responses to objection letters during the suspension of the Online Filing System

13/2014

25 Sep 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

13/2014

25 Sep 2014

Temporary Suspension of Trade Marks Journal Publication for 2 weeks

13/2014

25 Sep 2014

Distribution services

12/2014

31 Jul 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

12/2014

31 Jul 2014

Final Published Chapters of Trade Marks Work Manual on Certification, Collective and Series of Marks

11/2014

11 Jun 2014

Entering of particulars of express trusts and beneficiaries in the Register of Trade Marks (Specific name format no longer required)

10/2014

5 Jun 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

9/2014

29 May 2014

Feedback on the Trade Marks Work Manual Chapters dealing with Collective, Certification and Series of Marks

8/2014

9 May 2014

Removal of circulars from the trade marks journal

7/2014

30 Apr 2014

Entering of particulars of express trusts and beneficiaries in the Register of Trade Marks

7/2014

30 Apr 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

6/2014

25 Apr 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

5/2014

14 Mar 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

4/2014

21 Feb 2014

Expanding the list of precedents for specification claims

3/2014

7 Feb 2014

Pre-recordal notifications relating to assignment applications

2/2014

30 Jan 2014

Additional Publications of the Trade Marks Journal

2/2014

30 Jan 2014

Amendment of "Address for Service" portion of forms

2/2014

30 Jan 2014

Tracking changes for finalisation of specification of goods and services

1/2014

17 Jan 2014

 

2013

Circular

Category

No.

Date

International Classification of Goods and Services Nice Classification – Tenth (10th) Edition, Version 2014

Classification of Goods and Services

9/2013

22 Nov 2013

Trade Mark (Amendment) Rules 2013

General

9/2013

22 Nov 2013

Amendment in Priority Claim Details of Form TM4

Forms

8/2013

25 Oct 2013

Upgrading to Trade Mark System e-Communications

General

8/2013

25 Oct 2013

Priority claims in Singapore where the specification of goods and/or services falls under a different class number in the priority country

General

8/2013

25 Oct 2013

Change in practice relating to the translation of non-English words

General

7/2013

11 Oct 2013

Change in practice relating to the citation of conflicting marks which are reflected as "Treated As Withdrawn", "Abandoned" or "Cancelled" on the Register

General

6/2013

20 Sep 2013

New feature to disable cross-class search when conducting similar mark searches in eTrademarks

General

5/2013

23 Aug 2013

Change in practice relating to the revocation of trade marks published in the Trade Marks Journal

General

4/2013

7 Aug 2013

Certificate of Registration

General

4/2013

7 Aug 2013

Changes in Refund Policy

General

4/2013

7 Aug 2013

Raising of late citation objections

General

3/2013

7 Jun 2013

Companion marks

General

3/2013

7 Jun 2013

Form TM 42 (Request for Registrar's General Certificate)

Forms

3/2013

7 Jun 2013

Trilateral List of Goods and Services

Classification of Goods and Services

2/2013

12 Apr 2013

Online version of the Nice Classification / Revision period of the Nice Classification

Classification of Goods and Services

1/2013

15 Feb 2013

 

2012

Circular

Category

No.

Date

International Classification of Goods and Services Nice Classification – Tenth (10th) Edition, Version 2013 - Specific Changes

Classification of Goods and Services

4/2012

28 Dec 2012

Translation of Non-English words

General

3/2012

9 Nov 2012

International Classification of Goods and Services NICE Classification – Tenth (10th) Edition, Version 2013

Classification of Goods and Services

2/2012

24 Aug 2012

Data storage

Classification of Goods and Services

1/2012

 

27 Jul 2012

Information storage

Classification of Goods and Services

1/2012

27 Jul 2012

Cereal-based beverages

Classification of Goods and Services

1/2012

27 Jul 2012

Beverages made from cereals

Classification of Goods and Services

1/2012

27 Jul 2012

 

2011

Circular

Category

No.

Date

International Classification of Goods and Services
NICE Classification – Tenth Edition
Specific Changes

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2011

16 Dec 2011

Trade Mark (Amendment) Rules 2011 and Trade Mark (International Registration) Rules 2011

General

5/2011

28 Oct 2011

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 25

Classification of Goods and Services

4/2011

21 Oct 2011

International Classification of Goods and Services NICE Classification – Tenth Edition

Classification of Goods and Services

3/2011

16 Sep 2011

The use of punctuation in specifications

Classification of Goods and Services

2/2011

9 Sep 2011

Amendment of Form TM 46

Forms

1/2011

15 Jul 2011

 

2010

Circular
Category No.
Date
Notification on Application to Register a Change in Ownership (TM 22)
Forms
5/2010
26 Nov 2010
WIPO's Recommendation No. 24 Classification of Goods and Services
4/2010
8 Oct 2010
WIPO's Recommendation No. 23 Classification of Goods and Services
2/2010
5 Mar 2010
Effect of the Recording of Licenses in the International Register in respect of International Registrations Designating Singapore
International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol
1/2010
12 Feb 2010

2009

Circular

Category

No.

Date

"Ancillary Services” / “Related Services"

Classification of Goods and Services

11/2009

25 Sep 2009

Costs for attending Case Management Conferences and Pre-Hearing Reviews

General

10/2009

28 Aug 2009

Form MP 1 - Request to transform an international registration into national application(s)

Forms

9/2009

21 Aug 2009

Form TM 4 - Application to register a trade mark, collective mark or certification mark

Forms

9/2009

21 Aug 2009

Marks published for opposition purposes

General

8/2009

3 Jul 2009

Personal and/or social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals

Classification of Goods and Services

7/2009

19 Jun 2009

Association services

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2009

30 Apr 2009

Concierge services

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2009

30 Apr 2009

Trade Marks Work Manual

General

5/2009

24 Apr 2009

Enhancements made to eTM 22 (Application to register a change of ownership)

Forms

4/2009

27 Mar 2009

Efiling multiple assignment applications

Forms

4/2009

27 Mar 2009

eCommunications

Forms

2/2009

27 Feb 2009

 

2008

Circular

Category

No.

Date

E-Payments to the World Intellectual Property Organization

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

19/2008

26 Dec 2008

Application for Renewal of Registration (Form TM 19)

General

18/2008

12 Dec 2008

Launch of e-Communications Portal on 1 December 2008 Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 2008; Trade Marks (International Registration) (Amendment) Rules 2008

General

17/2008

28 Nov 2008

WIPO's Recommendation No. 22

Classification of Goods and Services

16/2008

21 Nov 2008

Electronic data storage

Classification of Goods and Services

16/2008

21 Nov 2008

Storage of data, information or documents

Classification of Goods and Services

16/2008

21 Nov 2008

Return of Assignment Deeds and Other Registrable Transaction Documents

General

14/2008

26 Sep 2008

Image of e-filed mark

General

11/2008

4 Jul 2008

Retail services and other like services in Class 35

Classification of Goods and Services

9/2008

2 May 2008

Cereal-based beverages

Classification of Goods and Services

7/2008

5 Mar 2008

Beverages made from cereals

Classification of Goods and Services

7/2008

5 Mar 2008

Executor services

Classification of Goods and Services

7/2008

5 Mar 2008

Requests for Recording of a Renewal for International Registrations where Singapore is the Office of Origin

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

5/2008

22 Feb 2008

Application to Register a Change in Ownership (TM 22)

Forms

3/2008

1 Feb 2008

Modes of Payment to the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation for Madrid Protocol Matters

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

 

2007

Circular

Category

No.

Date

The Geneva Conventions (Amendment) Act

General

40/2007

5 Dec 2007

Use of Registered Trade Marks in Specifications of Goods and Services

Classification of Goods and Services

38/2007

14 Nov 2007

Providing access to databases

Classification of Goods and Services

33/2007

26 Sep 2007

Rental of access time to the internet / global computer networks

Classification of Goods and Services

33/2007

26 Sep 2007

Providing of user access to the internet / global computer networks

Classification of Goods and Services

33/2007

26 Sep 2007

Rental of access time to databases

Classification of Goods and Services

33/2007

26 Sep 2007

Form TM 32

Form

32/2007

21 Sep 2007

Deficiencies in applications for registration : amendments after filing

General

28/2007

27 Jul 2007

WIPO's Recommendation No. 21

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Providing on-line forums

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Operating chat rooms

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Providing chat rooms

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Providing discussion services on-line

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of colloquiums

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of conferences

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of congresses

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of seminars

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of symposiums

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of conventions

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Arranging and conducting of exhibitions

Classification of Goods and Services

27/2007

25 Jul 2007

Application to Register a Licensee (TM 37)

General

24/2007

29 Jun 2007

Translation of Non-English words

General

17/2007

7 May 2007

Amendments to the Trade Marks Act, the Trade Marks Rules and the Trade Marks (International Registration) Rules

General

17/2007

7 May 2007

Cautionary Notice on Unsolicited Mail about Unofficial Registration Services

General

13/2007

11 Apr 2007

Trade Marks (Amendment) Act 2007

General

3/2007

14 Feb 2007

 

2006

Circular

Category

No.

Date

International Classification of Goods and Services NICE Classification – Ninth Edition

Classification of Goods and Services

32/2006

8 Nov 2006

State of Incorporation

General

30/2006

27 Oct 2006

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 19

Classification of Goods and Services

25/2006

16 Aug 2006

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 20

Classification of Goods and Services

25/2006

16 Aug 2006

Technical Consultancy Services and a Technical Support Service

Classification of Goods and Services

25/2006

16 Aug 2006

Interior Decoration Services

Classification of Goods and Services

22/2006

7 Jul 2006

Retail Services and Other like Services in Class 35

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2006

24 Feb 2006

Crib bumpers

Classification of Goods and Services

3/2006

3 Feb 2006

Erratum - Form TM 40

Forms

1/2004

13 Jan 2006

 

2005

Circular

Category

No.

Date

Trade Marks (International Registration) (Amendment) Rules 2005 Notification

General

27/2005

30 Dec 2005

Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules 2005 Notification

General

27/2005

30 Dec 2005

Amendment of Typographical Errors in Class Numbers in Form TM 4

General

21/2005

21 Oct 2005

Prepared Meals

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2005

22 Apr 2005

Computerised Communication Network Security and Other Security Services

Classification of Goods and Services

5/2005

1 Apr 2005

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 18

Classification of Goods and Services

5/2005

1 Apr 2005

 

2004

Circular

Category

No.

Date

Applications for Registration of Sound Marks

General

25/2004

17 Dec 2004

Requests for Recording of Changes in the Ownership of the International Registrations Designating Singapore or where Singapore is the Office of Origin

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

21/2004

19 Nov 2004

Requests for Recording of Changes in the Name and/or Address of the Holder for International Registrations Designating Singapore or where Singapore is the Office of Origin

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

21/2004

19 Nov 2004

Requests for Designation Subsequent to the International Registration

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

21/2004

19 Nov 2004

Vague Descriptions in Specifications

Classification of Goods and Services

20/2004

12 Nov 2004

Provision of news

Classification of Goods and Services

19/2004

3 Sep 2004

Underlining of Precedents for Objections on Specification of Goods / Services

Classification of Goods and Services

19/2004

3 Sep 2004

Form TM 1 [Request to appoint or change an agent or to enter or change an address for service]

Forms

18/2004

30 Jul 2004

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 17

Classification of Goods and Services

17/2004

9 Jul 2004

Issuance of Registration Certificates for Protected International Trade Marks (Singapore)

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

13/2004

18 Jun 2004

Manufacturing of Goods

Classification of Goods and Services

12/2004

11 Jun 2004

Form TM 26 Notification Letter

Forms

8/2004

26 Mar 2004

Canned Foodstuffs of Plant Origin

Classification of Goods and Services

6/2004

5 Mar 2004

WIPO’s Recommendation No. 16

Classification of Goods and Services

4/2004

6 Feb 2004

Retailing of Services

Classification of Goods and Services

2/2004

7 Jan 2004

Regulations Governing the Use of Certification/Collective Marks

Collective and Certification Marks

Online Trademarks Search and Enquiry System

eFiling

 

Pre-2004

Circular

Category

Amendment to Specification

 

General

Certificates of Registration

General

Description of Device on Form TM 4

General

Disclaimers of Chinese Characters and Foreign Characters

General

Examination Practice with Respect to Colours in Marks

General

Mark Numbers Preceded by the Letter "L"

General

Representation of Marks

General

Series Clause

General

Service of Documents in Opposition, Revocation, Invalidation and Rectification Proceedings

General

Validity of Priority Claims

General

Form TM 26

Forms

Compliance with the International Classification of Goods and Services

Classification of Goods and Services

Precedents in Support of Specification

Classification of Goods and Services

The use of Square Brackets [ ] and Round Brackets ( ) in Specifications

Classification of Goods and Services

Use of the Term “Internet” in Specifications of Goods and Services

Classification of Goods and Services

Club [dining] Services

Classification of Goods and Services

Consultancy Services

Classification of Goods and Services

Desserts

Classification of Goods and Services

Mail Order Services

Classification of Goods and Services

Provision of Information for Business or Domestic Purposes in Class 38

Classification of Goods and Services

Singapore's Accession to the Madrid Protocol

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

Publication of International Registration Designating Singapore for Opposition Purposes

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

Request for Recording of Changes in the Name and/or Address of the Holder for International Registrations Designating Singapore

International Applications and Registrations Under the Madrid Protocol

Publication of Collective Mark and Certification Mark Applications (Circular No. 7/2004, dated 19 March 2004)

Collective and Certification Marks

New Features of IPOS’ eTrademarks Services

eFiling