Guernsey

 

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

Multi-class, Nice 10th Edition

Goods and services may be registered

PriorityPriority can be claimed, although Guernsey is not a member of the Paris Convention
Renewal

10 years from the application date and every 10 years thereafter

A 6 month grace period is available

Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of 5 years from registration, or for any uninterrupted period of 5 years, renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties.

PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentRevalidation of granted patents from various specified jurisdictions.
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed.
DurationPatents expire upon expiry of the parent patent upon which they are based.
AnnuitiesAnnuities are payable on each anniversary of the filing date of the parent patent, once the application has been filed in Guernsey.
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed.
DurationDesigns expire upon expiry of the parent design upon which they are based.
RenewalRenewal of the Guernsey design must be effected once the parent design upon which it is based has been renewed.