Burundi

 

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.

TRADE MARK INFORMATION 
ClassificationInternational, Nice
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of five years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties.

PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive applications with or without priority claim
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Duration20 years from the filing date
AnnuitiesAnnuities are payable in five-year blocks, the first block payment falling due on the first anniversary of the filing date and subsequent block payments falling due on the fifth, tenth and fifteenth anniversaries thereof.  A six month period of grace is available on payment of a surcharge
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Duration

Designs have a validity of five years from the date of filing. The registration may be renewed for two consecutive periods of five years each upon payment of renewal fees. There is a 6 month grace period.  

RenewalPayable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date