Date of announcement in BUP, date of publication in WUP

Announcement date in BUP - is the date on which the trademark application was first time revealed (published). Trademark applications are published in the Polish Patent Office's Bulletin. From the moment of publication third parties are informed about the new application and may submit their observations to the Patent Office as to the existence of grounds that may cause a right of protection to be denied.


Publication date in WUP - is the date on which the granted right of protection is published in the Official Gazette of the Polish Patent Office (Wiadomości Urzędu Patentowego RP). Anyone may file an objection to the final decision of the Patent Office within 6 months from the publication of the information about the trademark right of protection in the Official Gazette of the Polish Patent Office.