Morocco (MA)

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

Two months from the first day of the month following publication in the WIPO Gazette.

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of receipt of notification of provisional refusal.

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

In case of refusal, please, refer to Article 14.1 of the Law on Industrial Property and Article 3.1 of the Decree on the Law of Industrial Property. In case of opposition, refer to Article 148.5 of the Law on Industrial Property.

Last updated on: February 9, 2012