Last updated: 
18 October 2019

We are currently experiencing significant delays in the examination of trade marks. We apologise for any inconvenience. For an update on current times, please refer to our trade marks response times. We will continue to update this information every month on this page.

General Examination:

General Product Type

We are currently processing applications with filing dates of (or close to):


April 2019

International Non-Madrid

April 2019


May 2019

Requested Expedited

June 2019

Converted TM Headstart

September 2019


Assisted Filing Service:


Current approximate waiting time

TM Headstart requests

4 business days


These figures are correct as of 8 October 2019.