Contracting Party of The Hague System: NO.
Industrial Property Law.
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments-available:
YES, all embodiments must refer to products included in the same Locarno class.
Formal filing requirements:
Power of Attorney: Notarized and legalized. 120 days from filing.
Name of the design and identification of the designer / applicant.
The type of goods for which the design will be used.
Brief description of the design.
Assignment document: Notarized and legalized. 90 days from filing.
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing of application. Formal examination. Publication. Substantive examination. Decision. Certificate of registration.
Any interested party can submit observations within 3 months from the publication date. Such observations will not suspend the registration proceeding. They will be notified to the applicant, who will be entitled to file a response thereto.
Average time from filing to grant:
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
10 years, with the option to extend once for a 5-year period.