The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK)
Contact for all matters relating to the Hague System
State Office of Industrial Property of the Republic of Macedonia (SOIP)
Str. 11 Oktomvri No. 25
Trajkovska, Head of Section for Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications
|Telephone:||+389 2 3 103 601|
|Telephone:||+389 2 3 103 606|
|Monday to Friday||8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.|
Membership in the Hague Agreement
|Act(s)||Entry into Force|
|Geneva Act (1999)||March 22, 2006|
|The Hague Act (1960)||March 18, 1997|
|Prohibition of filing through the Office||Article 4(1)(b)|
|Maximum duration of protection under the national law||Article 17(3)(c)|
|Maximum duration of protection for industrial designs||Rule 36(2)|
Hague Information Notices
|Jan 13, 2006||Accession to the 1999 Act: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (HAGUE/2006/2)|
|Jun 21, 2012||Declaration made under Article 4(1)(b) of the 1999 Act: the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (HAGUE/2012/8)|
If an International Application is Filed through the Office
An international application may not be filed through this Office.
Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated
The Office does not republish the international registration.
The Office carries out an examination as to novelty following opposition by third parties.
Ninety days from the date the international registration is published in the International Designs Bulletin (non-extendable).
|Time Limit for Responding to Refusal||
Sixty days from the date of receipt of the notification (extendable for six months).
|Effect as Grant of Protection||
The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.
The creator of the industrial design must be a natural person.
|Representation before the Office||
Holders of international registrations may not file documents or appear before the Office directly. Local representation is required. A list of representatives is available from the Office, or at:
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
National and/or Regional Legislation
Last updated on: January 24, 2017