Syrian Arab Republic (SY)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes notifications of international registration, subsequent designation or renewal received from the International Bureau in the National Gazette “Property Protection Gazette”.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

90 days from the date of publication in the Property Protection Gazette.

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Any holder of an international registration wishing to file an appeal against a provisional refusal
issued by the Office of the Syrian Arab Republic will be allowed to do so directly before the Office
within 30 days from the date on which the holder received the notification of provisional refusal
sent by the International Bureau. After receiving the appeal, the Office of the Syrian Arab
Republic will freeze the proceedings for a period of three months as from the date on which the
appeal was filed, to allow for the submission of the required power of attorney appointing a local

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

Article 24 of National Law No/8

Last updated on: February 12, 2016