Kazakhstan (KZ)

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

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from the date of notification of the provisional refusal sent by the Office to the applicant through the medium of WIPO (extendable)

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

Board of Appeal - body for pretrial review in case of refusal. The decision may be appealed in the court

Last updated on: January 10, 2014