United Kingdom (GB)
As Office of a Designated Contracting Party
The Office republishes in the Trade Marks Journal notifications of international registration or subsequent designation received from the International Bureau.
Two months commencing on the date of publication in the British Trade Marks Journal (non-extendable). This may be extended to three months if opposition is filed.
|Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal||
Two months (extendable).
|Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office||
Appeal via an internal IPO hearing. If the refusal is maintained, possibility for an appeal to an independent tribunal (the Appointed Persons) or directly to the High Court.
Last updated on: January 10, 2014