You have checked all available databases for your applied trademark and found no conflictiong trademarks. You file your trademark, the receiving office gives you a green light and publishes your trademark. Just before opposition period is over, you receive an Opposition. Now what?

3 possible outcomes of opposition

In the video bellow, Tadej Černivec is explaining the three most common scenarios that can be expected as the Opposition proceedure is continued.


In short, your application can be:

  1. Rejected alltogether - it means no protection will be given to your trademark in the territory where you seeked protection
  2. Partially rejected - it means the protection for your Trademark will be awarded for only part of Goods &services for which the protection was sought
  3. Awarded for all the goods and services for which you have applied your trademark.


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