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||
One month from the date of notification (extendable only if the Registrar deems appropriate).
|Effect as Grant of Protection||
The international registration has effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.
|Representation before the Office||
Holders of international registrations may not appear before the Office directly. Local representation is required for all matters. The Office maintains a list of intellectual property agents or representatives allowed to practice before the Office.
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
Last updated on: December 11, 2013