Trademarks are assigned through the Registrar of Companies, The Commercial Registry the Government of Anguilla. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each. In addition to local registration, you may also apply for a registration based on a UK trade mark. Applications can be at any time during the life of the UK trade mark and will expire with UK trade mark.

Anguilla Trade Mark Registration Key Features

  1. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.
  2. The Trademarks Act provides for local trademark applications with registration dating from receipt of application.
  3. The Registration of UK Trade Marks Act provides for applications to extend rights under a UK registration to Anguilla with effect from the date of registration in the UK, but an action in Anguilla for infringement of a UK-based registration can only complain of infringement occurring after the date of registration in Anguilla.

Anguilla Trade Mark Registration Requirements

  1. Power of attorney, notarized.
  2. Design of the trademark in JPEG format in case of a graphical trademark (not required for word mark).
  3. The desalination of goods and/or services for witch the trademark will be registered or the classes in case they are known.
  4. Details of the trademark owner (name, address, registration number).
  5. Invoicing details (name, address, fiscal number, registration number).
  6. Information related to the previously filed by you trademarks, in order to benefit of the priority date, if it is the case. A UK – based application usually takes about four weeks to be processed. Paris Convention priority can be claimed