With the characteristic globalization of the markets, and especially with the advent of the Internet, any trademark can be easily object of abuse and illegal copy.
For this reasons, there is a strong need to protect the distinctive sign of a company through a solid action of trademark registration, both for the corporate image and the goods and services offered.
Why choosing Protectia for the trademark registration in Honduras?
Protectia, as official IP law firm, by offering the trademark registration service is distinguished for several reasons:
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Trademark registration in Honduras: the process
The process for a trademark registration in Honduras usually goes through four main steps:
The average duration for a trademark process in Honduras, including its granting from the moment of filing the application to the publication, is 1 year in case oppositions are not filed, whereas it goes from 12 to 18 months in case of existing oppositions and third parties appeals.
The registration of a trademark in Honduras gives the holder its exclusive use for 10 years starting from the date of registration, renewable for a period of the same duration.
Advices about the trademark registration in Honduras
It is worth noting that for no-resident in Honduras is necessary having a legal representative in order to file the application of a trademark, and also for residents it is highly recommended. Protectia has legal representative of full capacities to register a trademark in Colombia, and to defend the interests of their clients before any action.
Usually, on an international level, starting any type of business bring the inclination to focus the importance on advertising and marketing actions, before even considering what should actually be the first major action to comply: the trademark registration.