Pakistan

 

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
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal

For trade marks filed after 12th April  2004, the initial term is 10 years from the filing date, renewable for further periods of 10 years. 

Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of five years and one month from the date of 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 filing date or earliest priority date (if priority is claimed)
Annuities Annuities are payable annually in advance, commencing on the 4th anniversary of the filing date or earliest priority date where priority is claimed, in respect of the 5th year of the patent term.  However, the fees only become payable after the grant of a patent.
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 10 years from the filing date or earliest priority date if priority is claimed, renewable for two further terms of 10 years each (i.e. to a maximum term of 30 years)
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 10th and 20th anniversaries of te filing date or earliest priority date if priority is claimed