World Intellectual Property Organization

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Republication

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

Examination Procedure

Absolute grounds only.
Law on Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin, Chapter III, Section 6

Opposition Procedure

Four months from the date of publication of the international mark in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).
Law on Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin, Chapter III, Sections 7 - 9
International Registration of Trademarks, Chapter VIII

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from the date of receipt of the provisional refusal (extendable).

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

Last updated on: September 7, 2012

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