Lebanon

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 15 years from the filing date and every 15 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 claim
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the local filing date
Annuities

Renewal fees are due annually on the anniversary of the filing date (any annuities which fell due during the prosecution of the application are payable at the date of issue of the patent).  Failure to pay renewal fees when due, or within a six-months period of grace, will lead to lapse of the patent.  A patent forfeited for non-payment of an annuity may be restored, but only within the six months following expiry of the six-months grace period

DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration An industrial model is registrable for an initial term of 25 years starting from the registration date. 
Renewal The duration of a design registration is extendible only once for a term of 25 years