All issued trademarks are subject to maintenance fees or annual fees, which must be paid to maintain the trademark in force.
A Declaration of Actual Use (DAU) is to be submitted to IPOPHL according to the following schedule:
- Within three (3) years from the filing of the trademark application or within 3 years from the international registration date or subsequent designation date.
- Within one (1) year from the fifth (5th) anniversary of the registration of the mark or within 1 year from the 5th anniversary of the statement of grant of protection.
- Within one (1) year from the fifth (5th) anniversary of each renewal.
- As per Rule 204 of IPOPHL MC No. 17-010, a DAU must be submitted for renewed registrations within one (1) year from the date of renewal of the registration. This requirement only applies for registered marks due for renewal on 01 January 2017 and onwards, regardless of the filing date of the Request for Renewal.
SCHEDULE OF PAYMENT
(Less than 100M worth of assets)
(More than 100M worth of assets)
|3rd year DAU (per class)||900.00||1,920.00|
|5th year DAU (per class)||1,100.00||2,400.00|
|Renewal DAU (per class)||1,100.00||2,400.00|
|Mid-Renewal DAU (per class)||1,100.00||2,400.00|