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.
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.
Last updated on: December 7, 2016