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Classification International, Nice 10th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions Non-use of a mark for a period of 3 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties
Types of Patent

PCT national phase

Substantive with or without priority claim

Designation in Gulf Co-operation Council patent

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date
Annuities Annuities are payable on the first and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date
Priority Convention priority can be claimed.  However, please note that, whilst the current design law came into effect on 18th May 2000, the Implementing Regulations are yet to be issued and design applications are therefore currently being held in abeyance.
Duration Designs will be registered for an initial term of 5 years, renewable for two further 5-year terms
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date