Nepal

 
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TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 9th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 7 years from the registration date less 1 day, and every 7 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period available
Proof of use

If a trade mark is not used within 1 year from date of registration, the Department of Industry has the power to cancel the registration.

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Substantive with or without priority claims
Revalidation based on foreign granted patent
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 7 years from the filing date, extensible by a further two periods of 7 years each
Annuities Renewal fees are payable on the 7th and 14th anniversaries of the filing date.  The renewal fee must be paid within a period of 35 days from the date of expiry of the first or second 7-year term, as the case may be.  A grace period of six months is available for paying the renewal fee along with a late fine.
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 5 years from the registration date, extensible by a further two periods of 5 years each
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the registration date.  The renewal fee must be paid within a period of 35 days from the date of expiry of the first or second five-year term, as the case may be.  A grace period of six months is available for paying the renewal fee along with a late fine.