Date of filing

The effective filing date is the date on which the trademark application has been duly filed with the patent office including the trademark name and the list of goods and services covered by the trademark. The right of protection starts as of the date of filing.


Examples:

YYYYMMDD - year (4 digits), month (2 digits) and day (2 digits)
YYYYMM - year (4 digits), month (2 digits)
YYYY - year (4 digits)