Austria

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  
Classification International, Nice 10th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the registration date and every 10 years thereafter
Proof of use Non-use of a mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

PCT national phase

Substantive with or without priority claim

Designation in European application

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date
Annuities Annuities are payable in respect of the 6th and each subsequent year from the filing date,  Late payment of annuities may be effected, but this incurs a 20% penalty fee  
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration Registrations are valid for a period of 25 years, subject to the payment of renewal fees at 5 year intervals
Renewal Renewal fees are payable every five years after the filing date.  A grace period of six months is available for the late payment of a renewal fee on payment of the prescribed surcharge.