When you form an offshore company in Belize, there is a lot of paperwork to process, and it's important that all the correct i's are dotted and the t's are crossed. With expert help, from the team here at Coddan, we can ensure all legal requirements for registering your private company are fully met. We also provide post-formation services, including trademark registration in Belize for new enterprises such as yours. It goes without saying that protecting your trademark is vital if you want to prevent brand piracy, where some unscrupulous party uses your trademark to promote their own products and services.
To register a trademark in Belize is not as difficult as you may think. Online trademark registration is now standard practice, and it means everything gets done that much quicker. All forms are completed in English as well. To clear the way, we offer a comprehensive trademark service that includes searching for name availability, and legal advice. As your authorised agent, we can also take care of the entire registration process. The forms that must be completed and sent to the Registrar in Belize for approval, include the application for registration of a trademark, application for an address for service, form of authorisation of agent, and the relevant fees.
It's important to point out that your application to register a trademark in Belize can be refused on a number of grounds. This could be because your mark is devoid of any clearly distinctive character, is capable of misleading the public in some way, is identical in manner that could confuse it with another protected mark - and so on. If granted, you trademark is valid for ten years, when it can be renewed for a further ten years. Any trademark registered in Belize is recognised and protected by national and international law.