Slovenia (SI)

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 from the date of publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from the date of notification of provisional refusal by the Office (extendable).

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

A review of the provisional refusal takes place at the Slovenian Office. Its final decision can be appealed before the competent court in Ljubljana within 30 days of receipt of the decision.

Last updated on: January 10, 2014