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Trade Marks Guidance Notes

Please note: These guidance notes are not intended to be definitive legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The interpretation of legislation is a matter on which the Intellectual Property Office cannot advise and entities/individuals need to form their own independent view on compliance with the legislation. Independent legal advice is advised where there is any uncertainty.

The guidance notes below have been developed to provide information on the requirements of the Bailiwick of Guernsey trade mark legislation. Information is also provided on how to make submissions required to ensure compliance with the legislation.

GuidanceRequirements of the legislation and/or other relevant informationHow to make submissions/applications
Trade mark registrationpdf icon What is a trade mark, and why register? [243kb]

pdf icon Trade mark registration - how to file online [1Mb]

Nice Classification Systempdf icon Nice Classification System [205kb]-
Renewal of trade markpdf icon Trade mark renewal information [1Mb]

pdf icon Trade mark renewal - how to file online [1Mb]

Change of proprietor name or addresspdf icon Change proprietor name or address submissions [1Mb]

pdf icon Change proprietor name or address submissions [1Mb]


Appointment of an agentTrade mark agent informationpdf icon Appointment of an agent [500kb]
Opposition process flowchartpdf icon Opposition Process [74kb]pdf icon Notice of Opposition and Statement of Grounds [499kb]

Relevant links & information

Trade Mark Legislation & Regulations