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

There are three phases of trademark application in Ireland namely: 

  1. Examination – Your application will be examined based on several factors such as compliance, clarity, classification, conflicts, deceptiveness, descriptiveness and distinctiveness.
  2. Publication – The particulars of your application will be published online including the mark itself, your name and address, the date and number of your application, among other details.
  3. Registration – The application will go through prosecution, and if there any opposition, before the mark will be officially registered.

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