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Hire our local trademark attorneys to file your trademark for registration. Take advantage of our easy, fast & efficient process.

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Final fees

In this country, there is a final publication/certificate fee when your mark is accepted to registration or publication. We will inform you when the payment can be submitted.

This fee is obligatory in order to complete the registration process. All legal and official payments are included.

Get a Trademark in Korea, South

Submit an online form in order to request your trademark registration. You can pay later or have your personal consultant check your form first.

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Check if your trademark is available for registration.

The results will resolve any doubts regarding your mark and give you confidence in the outcome of the registration process.

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Monitoring

Our AI search will constantly monitor Trademark Registers for any similar marks.

We'll manually check the results and regularly deliver reports of any conflicting marks allowing you to enforce your rights.

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Renewal

Request a cost-effective trademark renewal in 150+ countries, don’t let your trademark expire.

Contact us for our online renewal process.

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The process is 100% online, only a signed Power of Attorney will be required (a simple scan). Interested in filing more than one mark? Contact us to get bulk discounts.

Official Trademark Office in South Korea

Name of Trademark Office: The Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea.

Address: 338, Galmae-ro, Sejong, 339-012 Republic of Korea

Phone number: (82) (0) 44 203 2595

Extensive Search & Study

In South Korea there are some local features, such as: the marks "REND" and "LEND" will be considered identical as the sound "R" is similar to the sound "L" in South Korea. Our attorney will review your trademark and provide you with a registrability opinion. We recommend hiring only local attorneys (such as ours) for such searches as foreigners might not be aware of local traditions and the best practice.

Registration Procedure & Requirements

You will need to submit a single application for each trademark you wish to register. 

  • Government fee for trademark registration in South Korea are 62,000 won or electronic application process.
  • If your application is accepted, you can expect to pay a one-time fee of 211,000 won to complete the registration. 
  • There is an accelerated examination in South Korea and our fee is USD 260 per application extra

All the fees are included in our prices. 

Duration: How Long Will it Take?

Trademark registration procedure usually takes about one year.

It’s possible to request an Accelerated Examination after the application has been filed already. In such a case, it’s beneficial to request an Accelerated Examination as soon as possible to shorten the much of period. Kindly refer to the details below:
 

Timeframe
When we request an Accelerated Examination, it takes about 2 weeks - 1 month to decide whether to allow the request or not.
If the request is allowed, the usual examination period of 1 year will be shortened to 4-6 months.

Requirements: Evidence of Use of the trademark in South Korea

 

1. Trademark Renewals in Korea

A trademark is renewable for a period of 10 years and valid from the registration grant date.

A mark can be renewed within 12 months before the expiration of the current trademark registration.

1.1 Trademark renewal fee in South Korea

The price is 590$ for one class. The government fee is included in the price.

1.2 Trademark renewal process

Please contact us using the following form in order to request a trademark renewal. The process is rather simple, our attorney will become your representative and will pay the renewal fee. 

1.3 How to apply for a renewal?

Documents required: We only need a signed scanned PoA (Power of Attorney)in order to proceed with the service.

1.4 What if the deadline is missed?

You can renew a trademark within the grace period of 6 months after the expiration date with paying an additional fee.

After the end of the grace period the mark expires without any ways of restoration, a new mark must be filed. 

1.5 Trademark Expiration Date calculation.

Filing date: 01.09.2019

Registration date: 01.09.2021

Expiration date: 01.09.2031

The earliest date for filing a renewal: 31.08.2030

Grace period starts and ends: 01.09.2031-01.03.2032

Please be informed that the dates are determined to the best of our knowledge and we take no responsibility if the calculations are incorrect. We recommend that you contact us with an actual case in order to determine the renewal date with the highest accuracy possible.

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