Aruba

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 10th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisionsThere is no provision in the Trade Marks Act for the cancellation of a registration on the basis of non-use
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive with or without priority claims (Small Patents and Normal Patents)
Divisional
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
DurationSmall Patents are valid for a period of 6 years from their filing date
Normal Patents are valid for a period of 20 years from their filing date
AnnuitiesThe 1st, 2nd and 3rd renewal fees fall due for payment on the 1st day of the month following the 2nd anniversary of the filing date
Renewal fees fall due for payment annually thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period
DESIGN INFORMATION 
There is no provision for design protection, apart from possibly under the Trade Marks Act's provisions for 3D marks