Armenia (AM)

Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated


The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.

Examination Procedure

The Office carries out examination on substantive grounds on the definition of a 'design', public order and morality, the protection of State emblems and novelty.

Opposition Period


Time Limit for Responding to Refusal

Three months from the date of receipt of the notification (extendable for three months).

Effect as Grant of Protection

The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.

Creator requirements

The creator of the industrial design must be a natural person.

Priority documents

Not applicable.

Representation before the Office

Holders of international registrations may not appear before the Office directly. Representation is required by a patent attorney who is registered with the Office. A list of attorneys may be obtained directly from the Office or at:

Fees payable on division of the international registration

Not applicable.

Last updated on: October 31, 2017