Madagascar

 

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.

 

We have an exclusive association with A Hickling SARL in Madagascar, and our two offices liaise in order to provide
a professional, efficient and reliable service in Madagascar for our clients.

 

TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 11th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
Specification must be filed in French
Priority Convention Priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period available
Use provisions Non-use of a trade mark for a period of 3 years from registration causes the right in the mark to lapse for lack of use, unless a legitimate excuse for non-use can be provided
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Substantive, with or without priority claims
PCT national phase
Patent of Addition
Inventor's Certificate
Priority Convention Priority can be claimed
Duration 15 years from the effective filing date, but this can be extended by a further 5 year period upon payment of the corresponding fee, provided annuities have been paid up to date.  The extension fee is due in the 2 months leading up to the due date for the 16th annuity
Annuities Renewals are payable on the third anniversary of the effective filing date, and annually thereafter.  The first 2 years' annuities are paid with the filing fee
A  6 month grace period is available
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention Priority can be claimed
Duration 5 years from the filing date, renewable for two further 5 year terms
Renewal Renewals are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date.  A 6-month grace period is available