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Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO
Contracting Party of the Patent Cooperation
Treaty (PCT): YES. Due term for entry into national phase: 30 months.
Intellectual Property Law
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments- available:
Formal filing requirements:
Applicant identification. Graphic representation of the design. Payment of official fee. Classification of the design. Brief description.
Yes. Up to 12 months
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing. Publication. Oppositions. Decision
Yes. Before granting, within 60 days term.
Average time from filing to grant:
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
10 years from filing date. No maintanenance fees applicable. No extensions available.