Syrian Arab Republic (SY)
Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated
The Offices republishes international registrations before examination, in Arabic and English, in the national "Property Protection Gazette" at:
The Office carries out examination on substantive grounds, including a limited examination as to novelty, or examination as to novelty following opposition by third parties.
Ninety days from the date of publication in the national "Property Protection Gazette" (non-extendable).
|Time Limit for Responding to Refusal||
Thirty days from the date of receipt by the holder of the notification of refusal (non-extendable).
|Effect as Grant of Protection||
The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date. If a refusal (partial or total) has been issued and the refusal has been subsequently withdrawn, the international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the date the refusal was withdrawn.
|Representation before the Office||
Holders of international registrations may not file documents or appear before the Office directly. Local representation is required by a representative whose address is within the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic. A list of representatives is available on the website at:
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
Last updated on: June 17, 2014