Industrial design

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Our team at the office works with clients in the following areassto

regarding industrial design applications and prosecution:

-Conducting design searches to determine the most relevant registrations

and applications in order to evaluate whether to file a design application.

-Preparing and filing design applications, including International Design Applications.

-Representation in litigations concerning designs

-Maintaining and renewing design registrations

-Other matters of interest to the client related to designs.


FILING REQUIREMENTS

 

Power of Attorney (download); no notarization or legalization is required,

Description of the design, description of how it differs from other designs and its purpose (not required)

2 photographs of professional quality, or formal drawings of the design (min. size 3x3 cm, max size 16x16 cm)

2 photographs of professional quality, or formal drawings for each individual design in a multiple application

Certified copy of priority application(s), if any; to be filed within three months from the filing date; translated in local language.

 

LEGAL BASIS

 

Law on Industrial Designs of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Official Gazette no. 53/10) is in force since the 1st of January, 2011.

NOTE: On our website under the download section you can find this law in Bosnian and English version.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF B&H IN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS

 

All the necessary conventions can be found in Bosnian and English language, in our download section:

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1883, 1900, 1911, 1925, 1934, 1958, 1967, 1979.)

Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (1999.)

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Duration: 5 years from the filing date – renewable four times for additional 5 years;

Opposition: to be filed within 3 months from the publication date.

 

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