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: 15 years.
  • Annuities: an industrial design is protected for 5 years, the registration may be renewed for two further consecutive periods of five (5) years through the payment of the prescribed fee. A grace period of six months shall be allowed for the late payment of the renewal fee with penalty.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: as soon as possible.