Guyana

 
TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification

Substantive
International, Nice classification
Single class
Services cannot be registered


Re-registrations
International, Nice 10th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered

Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Renewal Substantive (local) trade marks are valid for 14 years from the filing date
Re-registration trade marks expire upon the expiry date of the corresponding UK parent registration
There is a 3 month grace period
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.

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Substantive without priority
Re-registration
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Duration Substantive (local) patents are valid for 16 years from the filing date;
Re-registration patents expiry upon the expiry date of the corresponding EP(UK) parent patent;
A 3-month grace period is available
Annuities Renewal fees for substantive (local) patents are payable annually, from the 4th anniversary of the filing date;
Renewal fees are not payable on re-registration patents
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority cannot be claimed
Duration 5 years from the registration date, extensible by a further two periods of 5 years each
Renewal

Renewals are due for payment on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date

A 3-month grace period is available.