Ignorance of the classes of the Nice Classification
Incorrect definition of the classes of Nice Classification is the most common mistake. Some classes contain homogeneous goods, services and it
is necessary to correlate by purpose, composition and other properties.
Lack of experience in uniqueness testing
It is also necessary to take into account pre-existing classes when searching
and search not only for trademarks, but also for requests, and for international trademarks.
Mistakes when filling out documents
Mistakes in request entail sending notifications from Rospatent, delaying the consideration for 4-6 months and require payment of an additional state
fee for making changes to request.
Mistakes in the details paying state fees delay the consideration for at least 3 months.
Incorrect trademark description
Mistakes in the description of a trademark entail the sending of notices and requests from Rospatent, delay consideration for 4-6 months and require
payment of an additional state duty.
Lack of experience in business administration
Incorrect responses to notices and requests from Rospatent, lack of
knowledge of such nuances as making changes to the request and
other features may delay consideration or lead to refusal.