Our expertise comprises the full range of trademark services from advice on creation of a trademark, search, protection strategy, trademark registration and opposition prosecution up to renewal.
  • Patent Attorneys of Ustervall can act as your representatives before the Estonian Patent Office and the EU Intellectual Property Office EUIPO (e.g. after Brexit)
  • Filing and prosecution Estonian and EU trademark applications and worldwide via our cooperation partners 
  • Completing and filing responses concerning provisional refusal of international trademarks in Estonia
  • Advice on creation of a non-descriptive (inherently distinctive) trademark
  • Trademark availability and freedom to operate searches, trademark watch 
  • Disputes, oppositions, representation before the Industrial Property Board of Appeal
  • Infringement actions, Cease and Desist Letters, Co-existence Agreements
  • Customs actions applications
  • Advice on licensing, preparation of licence and assignment agreements
  • Legal due diligence   
The prosecution of the Estonian trademark application in the Estonian Patent Office is similar to the EUIPO as from 1.04.2019.
The Estonian Patent Office will no longer refuse registration of trademarks based on prior trademarks, business names, and other prior rights, i.e. there will be no examination on relative grounds.   Please read further https://www.ustervall.ee/news

Representation before the Estonian Patent Office
As from 1.04.2019, a Power of Attorney is no longer required. However, in case of doubt, the Patent Office or the Board of Appeal will be entitled to request the patent attorney to submit a Power of Attorney within 2 months (non-extendable) after the request.
Power of Attorney form for Estonian trademark (general).  Neither notarization nor legalization.
Representation before the EUIPO after Brexit
The UK is expected to leave the EU in 31.01.2020, and from that time, UK attorneys shall no longer be able to act as representatives for EU trademark and Industrial Design rights before the EUIPO. 
If you wish us to be your professional representatives before the EUIPO, please contact ustervall@ustervall.ee