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Results: 4 Answers
Trademarks
4.
Appeals
4.1
If the trademark office refuses registration, can the applicant appeal? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Poland
If the Polish Patent Office (PPO) refuses to register a trademark, the applicant may file a request for reconsideration of the matter. This is examined by a different examiner at the PPO.

For more information about this answer please contact: Dariusz Piróg from Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
4.2
What is the procedure for appealing a trademark office refusal?
 
Poland
A request for reconsideration of the matter should be filed within two months of receipt of the PPO’s decision. It requires justification and is subject to payment of an official fee.

For more information about this answer please contact: Dariusz Piróg from Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.
4.3
Can the reviewing body’s decision be appealed? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Poland
If, after reconsideration of the matter, the PPO sustains the refusal, the applicant may appeal the decision to the district administrative court within 30 days of receipt of the PPO’s decision. Such appeal requires justification and is a subject to payment of a court fee.

For more information about this answer please contact: Dariusz Piróg from Patpol Kancelaria Patentowa Sp. z o.o.