As Papua New Guinea operates a single class registration system, a separate application must be made per class, the process includes filing phase, an examination phase which has a turnaround time of two (2) weeks to 9 months, a publication and an opposition period of 3 months and registration period of 3 months. In general, if all requirements both formality and statutory requirements are met, registration may be obtained in 12 to 24 months. Registration of the mark is valid for a 10 year period starting from the filing date (registration date) of the application. The owner can renew the mark after every 10 years.
• 15 clear prints of the mark if it is not a word mark