Slovakia (SK)

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 by the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Three months starting from the first day of the month following the publication in the WIPO Gazette (non-extendable).

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Three months from date of issue of notification of provisional refusal (extendable).

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

Possibility of an appeal against any decision of the Office.

Last updated on: June 24, 2016