Bangladesh

 

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 9th Edition
Sinlge-class system
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 7 years from the filing date and then every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions

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

Substantive with or without priority claims

Black-box applications for pharmaceuticals and agricultural chemical products - such applications are currently being held in abeyance at the Patent Office

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration Patents are granted for a term of 16 years from the filing date, or from the earliest priority date if priority is claimed.  This term may be extended beyond 16 years if an application is made at least 6 months before the expiration of the initial term, for 5 (or, in exceptional circumstances, 10) years
Annuities Renewal fees are payable annually, commencing with the fee for the 5th annuity which falls due on expiration of the 4th year from the filing date or earliest priority date if priority is claimed
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration Registered designs have an initial term of 5 years, which term can be extended by two further terms of 5 years each
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date or the earliest priority date if priority is claimed