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Albania (AL)

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Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated

Republication

The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.

Examination Procedure

The Office does not carry out a substantive examination.

Opposition Period

Three months from the date publication (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Refusal

30 days from the date of receipt of the notification (non-extendable).

Effect as Grant of Protection

The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection, if no refusal has been issued, as from the international registration date. If a refusal (partial or total) has been issued and the refusal has been subsequently withdrawn, the international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the date the Office received the request for withdrawal.

Representation before the Office

Holders of international registrations may not file documents or appear directly before the Office. A list of representatives is available directly from the Office at:
http://www.dppm.gov.al/

Fees payable on division of the international registration

Not applicable.

Last updated on: January 30, 2014

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