Last updated: 
4 May 2021

We are experiencing delays in the examination of trade marks. We apologise for any inconvenience.

We will respond to correspondence relating to your application within 4 weeks. We will issue a decision following a hearing within 3 months.

General Examination:

General Product Type

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


February 2021

International Non-Madrid

February 2021


February 2021

Requested Expedited

April 2021

Converted TM Headstart

April 2021


Assisted Filing Service:


Current approximate waiting time

TM Headstart requests

3.2 business days


These figures are correct as of 3 May 2021. We will continue to update this information every month on this page.