Liberia (LR)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office does not republish notifications of international registrations, subsequent desingations or renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute grounds only.

Opposition Procedure

Absolute grounds only
Three months after the publication in the WIPO Gazette (extendable)

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

No information

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

Judicial remedies exist where administrative decisions are not accepted.
The process begins with arbitration in the Office. Where a party is not satisfied, he can address a court of competence, either the commercial court or the civil law court.

Last updated on: November 29, 2012