Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated
The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.
The Office does not carry out a substantive examination.
|Time Limit for Responding to Refusal||
|Effect as Grant of Protection||
The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.
|Representation before the Office||
Holders of international registrations may not appear or file documents directly before the Office. A list of IP representatives (patent agents, lawyers) allowed to practice before the Office may be obtained directly or at:
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
Last updated on: July 9, 2013