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classification
CLASSIFICATION
11th edition – multiclass application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks
examination
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
opposition
OPPOSITION
2 months from publication date
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 filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions

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

  • POA must be submitted at the time of filing
  • Priority document may be submitted within 3 months from the filing date
EQUIVALENT SEARCH
May be searched by subject matter, patentee name, title, international classification and priority/PCT number
examination
EXAMINATION
As to form and novelty, inventiveness, and industrial applicability
publications
PUBLICATION
Published in the Official Patent Bulletin
opposition
OPPOSITION
6 months from grant
annuities
ANNUITIES
Due upon national filing and every year on the anniversary of the actual filing date
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the international filing date

Filing Requirements

Simply signed POA required for all of the below procedures

Filing Requirements

  • Specifications in English, with Turkish translation
  • Formal drawing
  • Copy of PCT application and publication
  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • Priority document may be submitted within 3 months from the filing date
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
5 years from filing date
examination
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, and distinctiveness
publications
APPLICATION WITH MULTIPLE FIGURES
Admissible
annuities
RENEWAL
Allowed for four consecutive terms of 5 years each

Filing Requirements

  • POA, simply signed
  • Specifications describing the design
  • Drawings, paintings, graphics, photographic or similar representations of the design
  • Statement to indicate the specific date of disclosure of an industrial design to the public
  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, Berne Convention, Paris Convention, Madrid Protocol, Patent Cooperation Treaty, The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, Apostille Convention

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