World Intellectual Property Organization

Slovenia (SI)

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Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated

Republication

The Office does not republish the international registration.

Examination Procedure

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

Opposition Period

None.

Time Limit for Responding to Refusal

Three months from date of the notification issued by the Office (extendable once, for an additional three months).

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 file documents or appear directly before the Office. Only representatives whose names have been entered in the Register of Representatives maintained by the Office shall be authorised to act before the Office. A list of all agents is available directly from the Office, or at:
http://www.uil-sipo.si/sipo/addition/resources/patent-and-trademark-agents/

Fees payable on division of the international registration

Not applicable.

Last updated on: August 8, 2013

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