Registration of Trademark in Malta

Malta is a member state of the (EU) European Union. Trademark registration in Malta is guided by the Malta Trademarks Act 2000. Trademark registration application is authorized by the Industrial Property Registration Directorate in the Commerce Department. Registration of a single trademark in Malta automatically secures the rights of the company’s trademark and logo in other European union member states.

The cost of trademark registration in the Malta

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Country Comprehensive review Registration service Registration certificate Total
Trademark Registration in Malta
First class, Word mark OR Logo
78.00 EUR
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
78.00 EUR
First class, Word mark AND Logo:
127.00 EUR
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
127.00 EUR
First class, Word mark OR Logo
719.00 EUR
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
719.00 EUR
First class, Word mark AND Logo
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Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
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First class, Word mark OR Logo
No data
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
No data
First class, Word mark AND Logo
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Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
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First class, Word mark OR Logo797.00 EUR
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo797.00 EUR
First class, Word mark AND Logo127.00 EUR
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo127.00 EUR

PHASES OF WORK

Step 1
Free Consultation *
During the free consultation, our experts will assist you in selecting the most optimal class under the ICGS
Step 2
Preliminary Check
Our lawyers will carry out an expert assessment of the emblem/logo/TM, ensuring it complies with the necessary requirements and the degree of resemblance between your trademark and already registered TM
Step 3
Payment
You can agree with us on the most convenient payment method
Step 6
Obtaining a Certificate
On request, the certificate of registration can be delivered to you via courier service
Step 5
Registration
The registrar reviews the application and attached documents; the procedure can be done without the client necessarily being present
Step 4
Submission of Documents
After completing a power of attorney, our specialists collect and prepare the necessary documents (including statement of use) and submit the application for trademark registration

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THREE METHODS OF REGISTERING TRADEMARK IN MALTA

  1. Trademark in Malta is registered under a national procedure in accordance with the laws of the country.
  2. Registration of trademark and logo in Malta under the Madrid Agreement allows for the provision of legal protection in any countries that have signed the Agreement.
  3. Registration of Single trademark. Such registration provides owners with legal protection in the territory of all EU countries simultaneously. No additional applications for registration of trademark in any particular country will not be required.

Law&Trust International will help to register trademark according to the most convenient method for business owners, taking into account individual requirements and features of goods or services.
Upon the request of business owners in Malta, it is possible to register a combination of trademark and logo, or register the logo and trademark separately. Upon completion of the registration procedure, a trademark registration certificate is issued free of charge.

Maltese Trademark Registration FAQs

  • How does registering a trademark in Malta happen?

The registration process begins with a free consultation and expert assessment of the emblem/logo/TM from our lawyers, ensuring it complies with the requirements of this jurisdiction. After that, our specialists collect, arrange the necessary documents (including statement of use) and submit the application for trademark registration. At the end of the registration procedure, the certificate of registration would be delivered to you via courier service.

  • What trademarks can be registered in Malta?

Words, figurative elements, letters, numerals, good shapes/packages, slogans, designs, 3D shapes, collective, certificate, service and notorious marks.

  • Does Malta work with NICE system?

Yes, Malta works with this system.

  • Is Malta part of the Madrid Protocol?

No, They are not but as an EU member state, the Madrid registration could possibly cover Malta with the EUTM.

  • Can priority claim be made in Malta?

Yes, it’s possible. If,

  • A trademark application was sent in the applicant’s homeland
  • A member of the World trade organization or the Paris convention. 
  • The Malta application should also be done within a period of six (6) months from the first application date in the applicant’s home country.

 

  • Is the opposition of a trademark possible in Malta?

There is no room available to oppose a trademark but the ‘first to use’ rule is applicable.

  • Does the European Union trademark apply in Malta?

Malta is a member state and therefore, the European Union trademark applies.

  • Is it important to use my mark before sending in a registration application in Malta?

Yes, it is important you do because it is a requirement for registration approval.

  • How long does a trademark registration approval take?

Registering a trademark in Malta takes 12 (twelve) months for approval.

  • What happens if my trademark is not in use after registration?

The trademark registration can be canceled if not in use. Registered trademarks in Malta must be in use for five (5) years from the published date. 

  • How long is a trademark registration in Malta?

Malta trademark registrations are valid for ten (10) years from the approval date.

  • What is the renewal date for my trademark?

Registered trademarks in Malta can be renewed for a further ten (10) years and those registered trademarks before January 1, 2001 must be renewed for fourteen (14) years.

  • How much does registration of Malta trademarks cost?

The total cost of trademark registration in Malta is from 797 USD. Price includes comprehensive review, registration service and registration certificate.

Benefits of Malta Trademark registration with Law & Trust International

  • Free consultation services.
  • No hidden fees for our services, all prices are stated out within the framework of specific tasks.
  • Experienced and qualified attorneys on deck.
  • Worldwide trademark registration services.
  • Data protection (Confidentiality and legality).

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