Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (KP)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Twelve months from the date of notification by WIPO (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Six months from date of issue of notification of provisional refusal by the Office (non-extendable).

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

Last updated on: December 29, 2014