Country code: EE
Location: Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia
Area: total: 45,226 sq km (water: 2,015 sq km; land: 43,211 sq km)
Population: 1,408,556 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Tallinn
Languages: Estonian (official), Russian, Ukrainian, Finnish
Currency: Estonian kroon
Religions: Evangelical Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Estonian Orthodox, Baptist, Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic
Industries: engineering, electronics, wood and wood products, textile; information technology, telecommunications
Agriculture - products: potatoes, vegetables; livestock and dairy products; fish
Exports - commodities: machinery and equipment 33%, wood and paper 15%, textiles 14%, food products 8%, furniture 7%, metals, chemical products
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment 33.5%, chemical products 11.6%, textiles 10.3%, foodstuffs 9.4%, transportation equipment 8.9%





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1. Applicant’s name and address

2. One representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

3. List of goods/ services according to the Nice classification

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name, address and nationality

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design (optional)

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (3 sets recommended)

5. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no notarization

7. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
5 years after the registration date
Duration of protection: 10 years after the registration date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- patent - formal and substantial examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 5 years

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- first three annuities are payable before the due date of the annual fee for the 3rd year of validity

- subsequent annuities are payable
within 6 months before the last day of the calendar month when the corresponding year of validity begins

 

Renewal: twice for a period of 5 years

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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