World Intellectual Property Organization

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Republication

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

Examination Procedure

Absolute grounds only.
Articles R712-10 and R712-11 of the Intellectual Property Code
Article R717-6 of the Intellectual Property Code

Opposition Procedure

Two months commencing on the first day of publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).
Article R712-16 of the Intellectual Property Code and Decree of January 31, 1992
Article R717-6 of the Intellectual Property Code

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of issue of notification from the Office (extendable).

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

Articles R411-19 - R411-26 of the Intellectual Property Code

Last updated on: November 7, 2013

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