A trademark search in Bangladesh can be for both word and device marks. It is advisable to conduct a trademark search prior to filing a trademark application to ascertain the availability of trademarks, existence of prior identical/similar marks on the register etc., so as to avoid any objection and opposition with respect to the mark. Although, search is not mandatory for filing the application, it is advisable to conduct a preliminary search for the proposed trademark before filing the application in order to avoid any objection and opposition with respect to mark later on.
Trademark searches in Bangladesh can be conducted for word mark, numerals, labels and device mark. Device mark searches can be conducted through Vienna code.
- Word mark Search
- Device mark Search
Trademark searches can be classified into the following categories:
Word Search in Bangladesh
Word mark search edition of Bangladesh follows the Nice Classification and trademark applications can be filed for goods in classes 1-34 and services in classes 35-45. Searches in Bangladesh can be conducted for the desired class and associated classes.
It is advisable to conduct comprehensive trademark clearance search in Bangladesh to ascertain availability of the proposed mark and also to overcome any objection and opposition with respect to mark later on.
Along with trademark search, it is also advisable to do a comprehensive company search and domain search of the proposed trademark in Bangladesh.
Device Mark Search in Bangladesh
It is advisable to conduct a comprehensive search for a figuration trademark. The device marks include individual marks such as stylized letters, numerals, shapes, plants, celestial bodies, living creatures etc. or combination of marks containing device marks. A device mark search in Bangladesh can be conducted amongst the marks filed and registered as per the Vienna code classification.
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