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What are the phases of application after a trademark has been filed in France?

The order of the trademark application procedure in France is as follows: 

  1. Examination – In this phase, the application will be examined if the applicant complied with all of the requirements. Compliance with regards to formality, descriptiveness, classification, distinctiveness and deceptiveness will be checked.
  2. Publication – The particulars of the application will be made available to the public especially to third-parties that are interested to oppose. Publication of details will be on print and online.
  3. Registration – After the prosecution and oppositions have been settled, registration will finally be issued.

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