New individual fees under Madrid Protocol for Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

International
The new individual fees under the Madrid Protocol for international applications designating Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan entered into force on September 18 2011.

In Ukraine, for an application or subsequent designation, applicants now have to pay Sfr429 (approximately €374 or $539) for three classes of goods or services, and Sfr86 (approximately €75 or $108) for each additional class. For renewals, Sfr429 (approximately €374 or $539) will be charged regardless of the number of classes.

In Uzbekistan, for an application or subsequent designation, applicants now have to pay Sfr1,028 (approximately €897 or $1,293) for one class of goods or services, and Sfr103 (approximately €90 or $130) for each additional class. For a collective mark, Sfr1,543 (approximately €1,346 or $1,940) will be charged for one class and Sfr154 (approximately €134 or $193) for each additional class. For renewals, applicants have to pay Sfr514 (approximately €449 or $647) for one class of goods or services, and Sfr51 (approximately €45 or $65) for each additional class. For collective mark renewals, Sfr1,028 (approximately €897 or $1,293) will be charged for one class of goods or services, and Sfr103 (approximately €90 or $130) for each additional class.

In Turkmenistan, for an application or subsequent designation, applicants now have to pay Sfr171 (approximately €149 or $215) for one class of goods or services, and Sfr86 (approximately €75 or $108) for each additional class. The same amounts will be charged for renewals.

Jelena Jankovic, PETOŠEVIC, Belgrade   

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