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Classification International, Nice 9th Edition
Goods and services can be registered; however, class fees are calculated based on the number of items covered - consequently, all goods and services must be specifically itemised and so, for instance, "parts and fittings" cannot be used
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 5 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

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date

Annuities fall due from the grant year, and are payable on the grant date and each anniversary thereafter. 

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 5 years from the filing date, renewable for two further consecutive terms of 5 years each
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date.