Industrial Designs - General Information

  • You can claim priority according to Paris Convention within: 6 months from the first filing date.
  • Member of: Paris Convention.
  • Period of protection of a design: 5 years.
  • Annuities: protection of a granted design will last for 5 years from the filing date and can be extended for two consecutive 5 years periods. Renewal application must be filed within 6 months before the expiration date. A grace period of 6 months for late payment of the renewal fees is possible for additional penalty charge.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: no time restrictions.