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Fees

For registration of the same mark for goods in more than one class—
Fees are Eastern Caribbean Dollars


Fees for Trademarks
Matter or Proceeding Amount (EC$)
For the first mark $250.00
For the renewal of mark
on or before the date of expiration $175.00
Within three months after expiration $200.00
More than three months after expiration $300.00
Restoration of mark to the register $300.00
For any other alteration or rectification $40.00
For settling a special case by the Registrar $175.00
For inspecting the register $25.00
For office copies, per page $15.00
For certified copies and every certificate $50.00
For recording of Change of Name or Address $40.00
For filing counter statement or any opposition proceedings document $100.00
For filing of license contract $50.00
Filing of any other document not included above $25.00
Industrial Design Fees
Matter or Proceeding Amount (EC$) Corresponding Form
1. Application fee $250.00 Form No.1
2. Correction of application to comply with requirements for according filing date $40.00
3. Registration and publication fee $100.00 plus publication ($106.20)
4. Renewal $250.00 Form No.6
5. Surcharge for late payment of renewal fee $100.00
6. Request for recordal of change in ownership $150.00 Form No.3
7. Submission of license contract for recordal $150.00
8. Inspection of register $25.00
9. Certified copies of documents (per page) $5.00 per page, $50.00 to certify
10. Request for correction of error $40.00
11. Request for hearing $175.00
12. Change of name or address $100.00 Form No.5
Industrial Design Fees
Matter or Proceeding Amount (EC$) Corresponding Form
Application fee $250.00 Form No.1
Correction of application to comply with requirements for according filing date $50.00
Publication Fee $200.00 Plus fee for Publication
Registration Fee $1000.00
Request to the Registrar to state in writing grounds of decision to refuse application Or to accept it subject to conditions $100.00
Notice of opposition to registration of geographical indication, or filing Counter-statement to notice of opposition $150.00 Form No.2
Request for refuse or to invalidate registration $150.00 Form No.4
Request to refuse Or to invalidate registration of a mark which conflicts with a geographical indication for wines and spirits $150.00 Form No.5
Inspection of Register $25.00
Certified copies of documents $5.00 per printed page and $50.00 to certify
Request for correction or error $40.00
Request for hearing $175.00