Falkland Islands

 
TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
 

The Trade Marks Ordinance 1996 came into force in the Falkland Islands on 15 October 1996. The Ordinance repeals the previous law allowing for separate registration of U.K. registered marks.  Applications for registration or renewal in the Falkland Islands have not been possible since that date.

 

The new law provides that trade mark rights obtained in the U.K. automatically extend to the Falkland Islands

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Re-registration of UK/EP(UK) patents
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Duration A registration expires upon expiry of the base parent patent 
Annuities Renewal fees are payable annually, on each anniversary of the filing date of the base parent patent, once the application has been filed in the Falkland Islands
DESIGN INFORMATION  
  UK design registrations extend automatically to cover the Falkland Islands