Bhutan (BT)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau in the national Official Bulletin.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Three months from the date on which the applicant has been notified of the publication by the Office (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of issue of notification of provisional refusal.

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

Last updated on: May 6, 2014