Hague System: New Designation Available – Belarus

July 19, 2021

Belarus is now a member of the Hague System. As of July 19, 2021, Hague System users can seek design protection in Belarus in an international application.

What does this mean for you? By filing just one international application – covering as many as 100 designs, with one set of fees – you may now obtain international protection of your designs in 92 countries (or export markets).

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Belarus is the 66th contracting party to the Geneva Act (1999) of the Hague Agreement and the 75th member of the Hague Union.

In brief

International registrations that designate Belarus are renewable twice, guaranteeing up to 15 years of international design protection in Belarus. Designation fees are as follows:

  • 60 Swiss francs for one design;
  • 20 Swiss francs for each additional design included in the same international application.

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