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ClassificationInternational, Nice
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 2 years  from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties.

Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority

PCT national phase, either nationally or via ARIPO regional designation

PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Duration20 years from the effective filing date
AnnuitiesRenewal fees are payable on the first and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date. a 6 month grace period is available.

Convention priority may be claimed.

See also ARIPO designs

DurationDesign registrations are valid for an initial term of five years from the filing date, extensible for two further terms of five years each upon payment of renewal fees.
RenewalRenewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date.  A grace period of six months is available