Libya

 

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 8th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisionsA registration will be open to an action for cancellation if there is no bona fide use or legitimate excuse for non-use for a period of 5 consecutive years.
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claims

PCT national phase

PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
DurationPatents are granted for a term of 15 years from the date of filing, with a further 5 years available if patent is of special importance.  The term of patents relating to foodstuffs, medicinal drugs and pharmaceutical compositions is 10 years from the filing date
AnnuitiesAll due annuity fees are payable once the application is published in the Official Gazette, within 6 months of that publication date, and then no further annuities are payable
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
DurationRegistered designs have an initial term of 5 years from the date of filing the application, renewable for two periods of 5 years each.
RenewalRenewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date