Gaza

 

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TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 8th Edition
Single-class system
Goods and services can be registered.  It is not possible to file an application for, or renew, "beer" or "lager" in class 32.
Priority

Convention priority cannot be claimed

Renewal 7 years from the filing date and every 14 years thereafter
Use provisions

An application for the cancellation of a trade mark may be filed on the grounds that there has been no bona fide intention to use, or use of, the mark in connection with the goods for which it is registered, or that there has not been any such use during the preceding two years.  An application for the removal of a trademark from the register must be made within five years of the registration of the mark. 

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claims

Priority Priority may be claimed, although Gaza is not a member of the Paris Convention
Duration A patent is valid for 16 years from the date of filing the application, subject to the payment of renewal fees.
Annuities Renewal fees are payable before the expiration of the 4th, 8th and 12th years from the filing date.
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Duration A design registration is valid for 5 years from the filing date, renewable for two similar periods of 5 years each
Renewal Renewal fees are payable before expiry of the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date