Georgia (GE)

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 date of publication in the Official Bulletin of Industrial Property of Georgia (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from date of notification by the Office (non-extendable).

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

The refusal decision may be appealed internally at the Chamber Of Appeals of the Office and then at the administrative city court.

Last updated on: February 15, 2012