Which country takes the longest to register a trademark?

Photo of Tomas Orsula

Written by Tomas Orsula

Senior Trademark Attorney

Countries with the longest trademark registration process include South Africa (27 months on average), Brazil (26 months) and Canada (20 months).

However, this list is not exhaustive and not set in stone, as the registration time constantly changes in every country. For a list of standard registration times and deviations in some of the most in-demand countries in the world, visit this article.

Advice icon

Haven't found what you are looking for?

Our team of experienced trademark attorneys is here to help you! Simply send us an email outlining your request and we'll be happy to assist you.