Lithuania (LT)

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 grounds only.

Opposition Procedure

Three months starting on the date of publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Five months from date of issuing of notification by the Office (extendable).

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

Internal administrative procedure at the Trademarks and Design Division regarding refusal issued by the Office.
The opposition may be appealed at the Appeal Division in the Office.

Last updated on: September 19, 2014