Industrial Design

Azerbaijan

BASIC FACTS

Registrable Designs as per the Act
Followings are the Registrable Subject Matter for Industrial Design Protection: 1. An arrangement of colours or lines which gives a distinctive appearance to an industrial or handicraft object.
Designs not Registrable
Industrial Design Protection excludes the following: 1. Designs the use of which may undermine public order or offend public morality. 2. Designs that do
Non-convention Application
Yes
Convention Application
Yes
Utility Model Protection is provided under Industrial Design
No
Type of Application
N/A
Requirement for Novelty
N/A
Time Period
10 Years
Effective Date
Priority Date

PROSECUTION

Number of Views Required
6
Power of Attorney (In case of individual applicant, copy of passport is required)
Signed & Sealed
Deed of Assignment
Notarized
Priority Document, with required translation
Certified
Incorporation Certificate, with required translation
Notarized
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate, with required translation
Notarized
Declaration of Use
No
Declaration of Ownership
No
Declaration of Nationality
No
Copy of Inventor's Passport
No
Other Documents
No
Applicability of Examination
Mandatory
Time of Examination
Post-Publication
Time Frame from the Date of Application
10-12 Month
Deadline to File the Reply
2 Month
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 Month
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
10-12 Month
Applicability of Examination
Optional
Time of Examination
Post-Publication
Time Frame from the Date of Application
2-3 Month
Deadline to File the Reply
2 Month
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 Month
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
10-12 Month
Applicability of Publication
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
6 Month
Applicability of Publication
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
6 Month

OPPOSITION

Opposition Period
3 Month
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
6 Month
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
3 Month

RENEWAL

First Renewal will be due in the year
3rd Year
Subsequent Renewal will be due in the year
4th Year
Grace Period
12 Month
Time Frame for payment of Renewal before Due Date
12 Months
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate
2 Month
Power of Attorney
Signed & Sealed
Registration Certificate
Copy
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Signed & Sealed

RECORDALS

Recordals are Permissible for pending Application
No
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate
2 Months
Change of Name / Legal form / Address
Power of Attorney Signed & Sealed
Certified copy of extract from Registrar of Companies, with required translation Notarized
Assignment
Power of Attorney Signed & Sealed
Deed of Assignment Notarized
Merger
Power of Attorney Signed & Sealed
Deed of Merger Notarized
License
Power of Attorney Apostille
License Agreement Apostille