Patents

    We offer a complete range of patents services, including conducting patent searches and advice thereon.

Trade Marks

    We offer a complete range of trade-mark services, including searches, registrability opinions and domain name-related services.

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    Copyright protects the authors of original works, including literary, musical, artistic and certain other intellectual creations, both published and unpublished.

TRADE MARKS Services

  • Conducting trade marks searches, besides advising registration procedure and domain name related services; 
  • Obtaining trade mark registration worldwide and devising global trade mark filing strategies;
  • Auditing trade mark portfolios; renewals and maintenance of trade marks, recording of assignment;
  • Filing or defending opposition or rectification proceedings before the Pakistan Trade Marks Registry and enforcement proceedings before the Superior Courts;

Trade-Marks LAWS OF PAKISTAN


The law relating to trade marks is governed by the Trade Marks Ordinance 2001. This enactment repeals and replaces the Trade Marks Act, 1940. The Ordinance 2001, inter alia, permits registration of a service mark according to the International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) and also provides protection of well-known trade marks in Pakistan.

Salient features of Trade Marks Ordinance 2001 are as follows:

  • The new ordinance permits the registration of Service Marks;
  • In new ordinance, 2001 application for registration of a mark may be refused it is similar or identical to a well known mark;
  • The new ordinance allows the right to priority within six months from the date on which the Convention application was made;
  • The new ordinance allows filing of divisional applications;
Multi-class filing: Trade Marks Ordinance, 2001 does not provide for multi-class filing.