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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?
 
Greece
A registration refusal issued by the Trademark Office examiner may be appealed before the Administrative Trademark Committee within 60 days of notification to the applicant. The deadline is 90 days for applicants seated abroad.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners
4.2
What is the procedure for appealing a trademark office refusal?
 
Greece
An appeal before the Administrative Trademark Committee must be submitted in writing by any natural or legal person that demonstrates a sufficient interest in the case and receives a protocol number. Upon filing of the appeal, a hearing date is set before the Administrative Trademark Committee. The filling of an appeal is recorded in the Trademark Books.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners
4.3
Can the reviewing body’s decision be appealed? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Greece
Yes. Decisions of the Administrative Trademark Committee may be challenged before the Administrative Court of First Instance through an appeal, as per the Greek Administrative Procedural Law.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners