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02-02-2016 (Newsletter Issue 2/16)
Designation of International Designs
On December 14, 2015, WIPO received from the Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia, a clarification of the
declaration under Article 17(3)(c) of the Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague Agreement.

The designation of Mongolia in international registrations of industrial designs shall enjoy protection for the maximum duration of 15 years from the date of international registration, subject to renewal of the international registration.

The clarification notice can be accessed here

Source: www.wipo.int


11-25-2014 (Newsletter Issue 18/14)
Regulation of Well-known Trademarks
The Regulation on Well-known Trademark of Mongolia has entered into force from 1 July 2014. Legal entities or personnel have now the right to apply to the Dispute Resolution Commission of the Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia (IPOM) for the recognition of well-known trademarks if the mark meets certain requirements.

Source: GN & CO., Ltd., Mongolia


01-01-2011 (Newsletter Issue 1/11)
Accession to Singapore Treaty
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) notifies that Mongolia will acceed to the Singapore Treaty with effect on March 3rd. 2011.

Source: www.wipo.int


Legal basis is the amended Law of Mongolia on Trademarks and Geographical Indications, which came into effect on July 25th, 2010.
Mongolia is a member of the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol.
Trademark protection is obtained by registration.
Mongolia recognizes well-known marks since 1 July 2014.
Nice classification, 10th edition
Registrable as a trademark are all distinctive and graphically representable signs, such as words, names, acronyms, letters, numbers, devices, colours, combinations or shades of colours, three-dimensional forms, the three-dimensional form of a good or its packaging, sound marks and any combination of the mentioned signs.
The following trademark types are registrable: trade marks, certification marks and collective marks.
The application is filed at the Intellectual Property Office (IPOM).
Multiple-class applications are possible.
Foreign applicants need a local agent.
A non-legalised power of attorney is sufficient.
Foreign applicants do not need a domestic registration.
The application process includes a formal examination, an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior trademarks.
The processing time from first filing to registration or first office action is approx. 6 to 9 months.
After registration, the trademark is published on the website of the IPOM.
National:
The Law of Mongolia contains no provisions governing opposition against pending applications, but it does permit third parties to request cancellation of registered trademarks before the court within the period of 5 years (Chapter IV, Art. 19 (2)).

Details regarding the Opposition Period against designation of IR Mark are available in our publication on this topic here
A trademark registration is valid for 10 years from date of application.
The registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.
The grace period for renewals is 6 months from the expiration date of the trademark.

Further practical details are available in our publication on this topic here
There are no use requirements.

Further practical details are available in our publication on this topic here
The official trademark filing fee is MNT 20,000 for one class, and MNT 5,000 for each additional class. The registration fee is MNT 27,500 and the publication fee is MNT 12,500.

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GN & CO., Ltd.



Damdinsuren Gankhuyag

Damdinsuren Gankhuyag
#422, IT Park Building, Baga toiruu 49
210146 Ulaanbaatar 46
Mongolia (MN)
Tel +976 11 322 015
Fax +976 11 315 117
gncopat@mol.mn
www.gncopat.mn

GN & Co., Ltd., Patent and Trademark Agency is a professional partnership registered in the Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia. As a pioneer in private sector of the Intellectual Property system of Mongolia, our firm was established in 1993 and today specializes in the prosecution, maintenance and enforcement of patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, copyrights and licensing of rights.

Our experience in the field of registration of intellectual property rights resulted in a cost control measure in running business smoothly and avoiding expenses of litigation and maintaining the ownership of rights. GN & Co., Ltd. Patent and Trademark Agency is ready to attend for the better execution of your duties by using our office located in the same building of IPOM and would welcome the opportunity and honors of being of service or assistance to you in any Intellectual Property matter in any country of the world.

Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia (IPOM)
Baga toiruu 49
Sükhbaatar düüreg
210646 Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia
Tel +976 11 329 671
Fax +976 11 327 638
Mail mail@ipom.mn
www.ipom.gov.mn

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
34, Chemin des Colombettes
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland
Tel +41 22 33 89 11 1
Fax +41 22 73 35 42 8
www.wipo.int