Process for applying to register for a trade mark

In order to better understand the process of applying for a trade mark, we recommend you view the trade mark timeline.


Trade marks timeline


This is an indication of the process only. All timings are approximate and will vary according to each individual mark.

The trade mark timeline provides an overview of the process of applying to register a trade mark. The timeline gives you an indication of your responsibilities and what happens next, once you’ve submitted your application.

Each stage of the process is hyperlinked, allowing you to easily access relevant information.

Published 14 July 2017
Last updated 6 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Trade Marks Timeline has been re-branded.
  2. First published.