As Office of a Designated Contracting Party
|Request for extension of protection|
The Office republishes notifications of international registration and subsequent designation, but not renewal, received from the International Bureau.
Absolute and relative grounds.
Three months commencing on the date of publication of the mark in the Patents Office Journal (non-extendable).
|Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal||
Three months (extendable).
|Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office||
All decisions of the IPO are subject to appeal in the Office.
Last updated on: September 15, 2014