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.
Absolute and relative grounds.
Not provided for in the national legislation.
|Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal||
Three months from date on which the notification of the provisional refusal was received by holder (extendable).
|Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office||
If appeal is lodged against refusal of protection there is a two instances internal procedure. Reexamination in the Office, which may be reviewed at the Appeal Council at the Office also.
Last updated on: May 6, 2014