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Manual of Industrial Property Compare Jurisdictions

Select at least 2 jurisdictions and at least 1 topic

1. Select Jurisdiction(s)
  • Afghanistan

  • African Intellectual Property Organization

  • African Regional Intellectual Property Organization

  • Albania

  • Algeria

  • American Samoa

  • Andorra

  • Angola

  • Anguilla

  • Antigua and Barbuda

  • Argentina

  • Armenia

  • Aruba

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Azerbaijan

  • Bahamas

  • Bahrain

  • Bangladesh

  • Barbados

  • Belarus

  • Belgium

  • Belize

  • Benelux

  • Benin

  • Bermuda

  • Bhutan

  • Bolivia

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Botswana

  • Brazil

  • British Virgin Islands

  • Brunei

  • Bulgaria

  • Burkina Faso

  • Burundi

  • Cambodia

  • Cameroon

  • Canada

  • Cape Verde Islands

  • Cayman Islands

  • Central African Republic

  • Chad

  • Chile

  • China

  • Colombia

  • Comoros

  • Congo, Republic of

  • Cook Islands

  • Costa Rica

  • Croatia

  • Cuba

  • Curacao

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

2. Select Topic(s)
  • Patents
    • Conventions and Legislation
      • Conventions
      • Laws
    • Kinds of patents
      • Supplementary protection certificate
    • Duration of patents
    • Requirements for Renewal
    • Patentable - not patentable
      • Chemical compositions
      • Pharmaceuticals
      • Second use
      • Treatment of the human body
      • Biological materials
      • Plant varieties
      • Software related inventions
      • Business methods
      • Immoral inventions or inventions contrary to public order
      • Semiconductors
    • Novelty
      • Grace period
    • Applicant
    • Assignment
    • Requirements for filing
      • Request for grant
      • Power of Attorney - Designation of inventor - Other documents
      • Priority
      • Allowable language(s) upon filing - Language(s) of procedure
      • Description
      • Claims
      • Abstract
      • Drawings
      • Payment of fees
    • Procedure
      • Filing Authority
      • On-line filing
      • Formal examination
      • Search
      • Obligation to submit corresponding foreign search results - application numbers
      • Substantive examination
      • Accelerated examination
      • Amendments and corrections
      • Third party observations
      • Grant
      • Opposition
      • Appeal
      • Continuation applications
      • Unity of invention - Divisional applications
      • Conversion
      • Publication - Public File Inspection
      • Withdrawal to prevent publication
    • Nullity and Lapse
    • Use requirement
    • Marking
    • Licenses
    • Pledge and seizure
    • Infringement
      • Prior user rights
      • Remedies
      • Penal provisions
      • Enforcement and Customs
    • Restoration
    • Specific aspects of regional patents
      • Filing Authority
      • Appointment of Representative
      • Validation
      • Authentic text
      • Amendments and corrections
      • Publication
      • Provisional protection
      • Simultaneous protection
      • Conversion
      • Payment of fees
    • Specific aspects of international patent applications (PCT)
      • Receiving Office
      • International Searching Authority
      • International Preliminary Examining Authority
      • National phase - Regional phase
      • Payment of fees
    • Fees
      • Other
    • Transitional provisions
    • Specific patent issues
    • Governmental websites
  • Utility Models
    • Conventions and Legislation
      • Conventions
    • Duration of registration
    • Requirements for renewal
    • Registrable - not registrable
    • Novelty
      • Grace period
    • Applicant
    • Assignment
    • Requirements for Filing
      • Obligation to file first with national office
      • Minimum requirements for obtaining filing date
      • Request for registration
      • Appointment of Representative
      • Power of Attorney - Designation of creator - Other documents
      • Priority
      • Allowable language(s) upon filing - Language(s) of procedure
      • Description
      • Claims
      • Abstract
      • Drawings
      • Payment of fees
    • Procedure
      • Filing Authority
      • On-line filing
      • Examination
      • Amendments and corrections
      • Registration
      • Accelerated examination
      • Opposition
      • Appeal
      • Unity of creation - Divisional applications
      • Branched-off applications
      • Conversion
      • Publication - Public file inspection
      • Withdrawal to prevent publication
    • Nullity and Lapse
    • Marking
    • Licenses
    • Pledge and seizure
    • Infringement
      • Infringing - Non-infringing acts
      • Prior user rights
      • Remedies
      • Penal provisions
      • Enforcement and Customs
    • Restoration
    • Utility model applications based upon an international patent application (PCT)
    • Fees
      • Table of official fees
    • Transitional provisions
    • Specific utility model issues
    • Governmental websites
  • Trademarks
    • Conventions and Legislation
      • Conventions
      • Laws
    • Duration of registration
    • Requirements for renewal
    • Registrable / not registrable
      • Colour marks
      • Three dimensional marks
      • Collective marks
      • Certification marks
      • Associated marks
      • Series of marks
      • Other marks
    • Applicant
    • Assignment
    • Requirements for Filing
      • Request for registration
      • Appointment of Representative
      • Power of Attorney
      • Priority
      • Graphical representations
    • Procedure
    • Nullity and Lapse
    • Use requirement
    • Marking
    • Licenses and Registered Users
    • Pledge and seizure
    • Infringement
      • Infringing - Non-infringing acts
      • Remedies
      • Penal provisions
      • Enforcement and Customs
    • Well-known and reputed marks
    • Trademarks and trade names
    • Trademarks and domain names
    • Trademarks and appellations of origin - Geographical indications
    • Restoration
    • Specific Aspects of Regional Trademark Registration
    • Specific Aspects of International Trademark Registration
    • Fees
      • Table of official fees
    • Transitional provisions
    • Specific trademark issues
  • Industrial Designs and Models
    • Conventions and Legislation
      • Conventions
      • Laws
    • Duration of registration
    • Requirements for renewal
    • Registrable / not registrable
    • Novelty
      • Grace period
    • Applicant
    • Assignment
    • Requirements for Filing
      • Request for registration
      • Appointment of Representative
      • Power of Attorney
      • Priority
      • Descriptions
      • Graphical representations
      • Multiple deposits
    • Procedure
      • Filing Authority
      • Online filing
      • Classification
      • Search
      • Examination
      • Registration
      • Opposition
      • Appeal
      • Publication - Deferred Publication - Public File Inspection
    • Nullity and Lapse
    • Use requirements
    • Marking
    • Licenses
    • Pledge and seizure
    • Infringement
      • Infringing - Non-infringing acts
      • Prior user rights
      • Remedies
      • Penal provisions
      • Enforcement and Customs
    • Restoration
    • Specific Aspects of Regional Design Registration
    • Specific Aspects of International Design Registration
    • Design and Copyright Protection
    • Fees
      • Table of official fees
    • Transitional provisions
    • Specific industrial designs and models issues
    • Governmental websites