St Vincent

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, but series marks are filed as single class applications
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 12 month grace period, and the late fine increases each month
Use provisionsNon-use of a trade mark for a period of 3 years from the date of registration renders it vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive with or without priority claims
PCT national phase
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Duration20 years from the effective filing date
AnnuitiesRenewals are payable on the first and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date.
There is a 6 month grace period.
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Duration5 years from the filing date, extensible by one further period of 5 years
RenewalRenewal fees are payable on the 5th anniversary of the filing date