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Filing Patents & Trademarks in Pakistan

Patent and Trademark filings in Pakistan made easy!

Patent Express is the easiest and simplest way for inventors to file patents in Pakistan. Started by international U.S. patent attorneys, we are the first and largest patent do-it-yourself service on the Internet. We have a vast network of patent attorneys and international filing specialists in each country to make sure that your patents and trademarks are properly filed.
Filing Patents & Trademarks
Patent filing in Pakistan $4250.00
Trademark filing in Pakistan $2700.00
To file a patent in Pakistan, it will cost $4250.00 in United States dollars (USD). To file a trademark, it will cost $2700.00 in USD. Pakistan is a member of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT Treaty). Patents are filed in Pakistan in the English language.

Any of the following persons are entitled to make an application for Patent, Whether alone or jointly with any other person, may make an application for a Patent, namely:-
(a) The true and the first inventor or inventors of the invention or his or, as the case may be, their assignee or successor -in -interest; and

(b) The legal representative of any deceased person who immediately before his death was entitled to make such application.  Filing fee for Patent Application is PKR 2250.

Fee for each additional page of specification beyond 40 pages For each additional page is PKR 30
Fee for beyond 20 claims is PKR 75

All forms & fee schedule is available on our website can be paid in cheque only in the name of DG-IPO Pakistan at
The Patent Office
2nd Floor Kandawala Building Main M.A Jinnah Road Karachi-75500
Money order or postal order or cheque or bank draft can be made at the same address if application has been sent from any city other than Karachi. TERM OF PATENT 16 years


    * Prescribed application form TM1/TM2.
    * 8 clear reproduction of the sign, logo or Trademark, of any color, form or

3-dimentional features.

    * List of goods or services to which the Trademark would apply.
    * Power of Attorney if applied through an advocate / Agent.
    * Pay Order / Bank Draft of Rs.1000/- in the name of Director General, IPO-Pakistan. Initially Trademark is registered for 10 (Ten) years from the filing date. The Trademarks registration can be renewed after every 10 (Ten) years.It is advisable that a search may be made of the Trademarks Register to ensure whether there are any similar or identical marks on the Register. Search request can be filed on Form TM-55 with a Pay Order / Bank Draft of Rs. 500 for search of one mark in one class only.

After the search of the Register, application is made on Form TM-1/TM-2 for one mark in one class with pay order / Bank Draft of Rs.1000/-
Acknowledgement Receipt by the Trade Mark Registry is issued to the applicant within 10-15 days.

Examination Report is generated after 3 months. If there are any objections on the applied trademark, they are communicated to the applicant immediately in the form of Show Cause Notice. The applicant is required to submit a reply within two months of the issue of Show Cause Notice.

If there are no objections application is published in the Trade Mark Journal. If no oppositions are filed to the published application within two months of the publication date of the relevant Trademark Journal, the application stands accepted, and s Demand Notice is then issued to the applicant requesting him/her to submit registration fee so that the registration Certificate may be issued.

On the receipt of the Registration fee, the Registration Certificate is issued.All Trademarks forms are available on


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