Kiribati Republic

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.
Classification International, Nice 10th Edition
Single class, and if re-registering a multi-class UK, separate applications must be filed per class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the corresponding UK filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 12 month grace period, but this is not strictly enforced
Use provisions The Kiribati registration will remain in force for as long as the corresponding UK right remains valid.  There is no provision for the removal of a mark in Kiribati, on the basis of non-use thereof
Types of Patent Re-registration of Uk or EP(UK) patent
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Duration The Kiribati registration expires upon the expiry date of the corresponding UK/EP(UK) parent patent
Annuities Renewal fees are not payable in respect of Kiribati re-registration patents
  UK design registrations extend automatically to cover Kiribati