Albania (AL)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office does not republish notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau

Examination Procedure

Absolute grounds

Opposition Procedure

Three months from the date of publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable)

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from date of issue of the provisional refusal (non-extendable)

Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office

Law No. 9947 of 07.07.2008 on Industrial Property
Article 152 - Opposition of a Published TM
Article 155 - Appealing a Decision
Article 167 - Procedures for Violation of Rights
Article 175 - International registration of Marks

Last updated on: December 6, 2016