Country: Fiji

General Information

We file patents and designs directly with the registry.

Primary Contacts

Trade Mark Registration and Recordals Dawn Richford
Trade Mark Renewals Julie Ryan
Patent Registration and Recordals Louise Audhlam-Gardiner
Patent Annuities Sara Lloyd

Contentious Matters (Oppositions, Infringement Actions, etc.)

Trade Marks Martin Chinnery
Patents Louise Audhlam-Gardiner

Trade Mark Information

Can services be registered ? No - not even if services are covered under a corresponding UK Registration
Single/Multi-Class Jurisdiction Single Class
Is the International Classification
followed ?
No - Fiji follows the pre-1938 British Classification system
Can Convention priority be claimed No
Documentation required to file Substantive Application
Power of Attorney, simply signed

Re-registration Application
Power of Attorney, simply signed; and
Certified Copy of corresponding UK Trade Mark
Opposition period after publication 3 months from publication in the Official Gazette
Renewal due Data is being populated - please direct queries to Lysaght & Co. at this time
Grace Period Data is being populated - please direct queries to Lysaght & Co. at this time
Documents required to renew Data is being populated - please direct queries to Lysaght & Co. at this time
Proof of use due Data is being populated - please direct queries to Lysaght & Co. at this time
Documents required to file proof of use Data is being populated - please direct queries to Lysaght & Co. at this time
Can be struck off for non-use Marks can be struck off for a continuous period of non-use of five years or more from the registration date (if substantive marks). Re-registrations cannot be struck off for non-use as long as the corresponding UK Parent Registration remains valid.

Patent Information

Member of PCT No
Can Convention priority be claimed No
Deadline for filing priority document N/A
Does the priority document have to be
translated ?
N/A
Required Documents Re-registration Application
Power of Attorney;
Certified copy of granted UK/EP(UK) patent.

Substantive Patent Application
- Authorisation of Agent, simply signed and in duplicate;
- Specification, including claims, abstract and drawings;
- Declaration stating the nature of the invention, in duplicate;
- Petition stating the residence of the inventor and the title of the invention, in duplicate
Duration Re-registration Application
Granted for the remaining term of the UK or EP(UK) patent upon which it is based.

Substantive Patent Application
14 years from the date of grant.
Annuities No annuities payable.

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