Why do you need a Trademark Registration in Netherlands?
For obtaining protection in Netherlands, you need to do trademark registration in either Benelux or European Union as there is no local trademark existent for Netherlands. European Union trademark carries protection in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. The Benelux trademark offers protection in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg. To do a trademark registration in Benelux, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps.
A trademark attorney will process a trademark registration in Netherlands by performing the below steps:
Step 1. Trademark’s Comprehensive Study:
Before filing for trademark registration in Netherlands, it is important to find all probable obstacles that could hinder the registration process. This study helps in making a list of all similar trademarks (graphically or phonetically) that might conflict with the one selected by you.
Step 2. Request of Trademark Registration:
The next step is that an attorney files for your particular trademark registration in Netherlands and fulfils all needed steps in the Trademark Office for getting approval of registration. After the trademark is filed, the filing report with the application number, date, and a scanned copy of the complete application is sent to you.