Antigua and Barbuda – International Registration of Marks

Antigua and Barbuda

Declarations made under Article 5(2)(b) and (c) and Article 8(7)(a) of the Madrid Protocol: Antigua and Barbuda

1. On January 9, 2017, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) received from the Government of Antigua and Barbuda the declaration referred to in Article 5(2)(b) and (c) of the Madrid Protocol, whereby the time limit of one year to notify a provisional refusal of protection is replaced by 18 months, and a provisional refusal resulting from an opposition may be notified after the expiry of the 18-month time limit.

2. This declaration will enter into force on April 9, 2017.

3. Furthermore, on the same date, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda made the declaration referred to in Article 8(7)(a) of the Madrid Protocol, whereby it wishes to receive an individual fee where Antigua and Barbuda is designated in an international application, in a designation subsequent to an international registration and in respect of the renewal of an  international registration where Antigua and Barbuda has been designated (instead of a share in the revenue produced by the supplementary and complementary fees).

4. In accordance with Rule 35(2)(b) of the Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement and Protocol, the Director General of WIPO has, after consultation with the Office of Antigua and Barbuda, established the following amounts, in Swiss francs, of the said individual fee:

ITEMS

Amounts (in Swiss francs)

Application or Subsequent Designation – independent of the number of classes 247
Renewal – independent of the number of classes 114

 

5. Furthermore, this declaration will enter into force on April 9, 2017. Therefore, these amounts will be payable where Antigua and Barbuda

(a) is designated in an international application which is received by the Office of origin on or after that date; or

(b) is the subject of a subsequent designation which is received by the Office of the Contracting Party of the holder on or after that date, or is filed directly with the International Bureau of WIPO on or after that date; or

(c) has been designated in an international registration which is renewed on or after that date.

    • June 2019
      Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
      « May    
       12
      3456789
      10111213141516
      17181920212223
      24252627282930
  • IP4all Weekly Bulletin

    You can subscribe to the weekly IP4ALL Bulletin.

  • Recommended videoView all | 

    All inventors, wherever in the world they are, deserve to obtain adequate protection of their inventions through legislation in the field of intellectual property. During to a visit to Geneva for the WIPO 2014 Assemblies, Michelle K. Lee, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO, talks about intellectual property in international aspect, with the aim to create convenient environment for international trade, but namely building a better international patent system.

    It is worth noting the good example she gives with American practice – USPTO invites patent practitioners to train its experts and thus to increase the quality of its services.

  • IP Consulting Ltd. - Intellectual Property Consulting Agency
  • Landmark-TP
  • Ivan Georgiev - Rembrand
  • Global IP Attorneys - The world's leading address guide for patent,  trademark, copyright, intellectual property and IP attorneys. In just a few steps you can find your agency for registration and protection of your intellectual property, patent, design, copyright or trademark.
  • The Professional Sector Network is a referral and networking group that caters exclusively to leading firms with a history of excellence in the business, advisory and investment sectors.
  • IP Basis®

  • IP Guide®

  • Become our partners