Amendments were made to the Rules of trademark registration in Uzbekistan
By the order of the Minister of Justice No.1988-4 dated October 8, 2021, amendments and additions were made to the “Rules of compilation, filing and considering an application for registration of a trademark and service mark” (the “Rules of trademark registration”).
In accordance with the amendments to the Rules of trademark registration, on the basis of the applicant's request, the examination of the application is now carried out by the competent authority in an expedited manner, that is, within 1 month from the date the application is accepted for consideration.
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