Czechia (CZ)

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 and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Three months from the first day of the month following publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Six months from the date of notification of the provisional refusal (extendable).

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

In case of a refusal of protection or opposition, there is a possibility of internal appeal at the Office.
This decision may be reviewed by the relevant court.

Last updated on: December 7, 2016