Djibouti

classification
CLASSIFICATION
10th edition – multiclass application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks

examination
EXAMINATION
On formal grounds only
opposition
OPPOSITION
No provisions
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
use
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation if mark has not been used for 5 years from filing

Not possible for responding to office actions

Filing Requirements

  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • All documents must be submitted at the time of filing
EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Not Possible
examination
EXAMINATION
As to novelty, inventive step, and industrial applicability
publications
PUBLICATION
No Provisions
opposition
OPPOSITION
No Provisions
annuities
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the filing date and payable on pending applications for consecutive periods of 5 years. 6 months grace period for late payment with a surcharge
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the filing date

Filing Requirements

Simply signed POA required for all of the below procedures

Filing Requirements

  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • All documents must be submitted at the time of filing
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
5 years from filing date
examination
EXAMINATION
As to novelty, inventive step, and industrial applicability

Filing Requirements

  • POA, simply signed
  • 3 copies of representations of the design
  • Description of the design
  • Official copy of earlier filing, if applicable
  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • All documents must be submitted at the time of filing

World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, Paris Convention, Berne Convention

Saba House, Saïd Freiha Street, Hazmieh, Beirut, Lebanon

P.O. Box 11-9421 

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T. +961 5 45 48 88
F. +961 5 45 48 44
E. djibouti@sabaip.com
Office Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.