Greece (GR)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes in the national Official Bulletin notifications of international registration and subsequent designation received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Four months from the sixteenth of the month following publication of the mark in the Commercial and Industrial Property column of the Official Bulletin (not-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Ninety days from the date of notification to WIPO.

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

Review of the ex officio provisional refusal at the Administrative Tribunal in Athens as a First Instance.

Last updated on: March 4, 2016