Swaziland (SZ)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office does not republish notifications of international registrations, subsequent designations or renewals received by the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Three months commencing on the date of publication in the National Gazette.

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of notification from the Office (non- extendable).

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

Hearing before the Registrar.
Leave for appeal to the High Court.

Last updated on: September 7, 2012