Intellectual property protection in Serbia

Intellectual Property in Serbia

1. Serbia general info

Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans. A landlocked country from the Adriatic Sea, Serbia borders Hungary to the North; Romania and Bulgaria to the East; Macedonia to the South; and Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro to the West; it also borders Albania through the disputed territory of Kosovo. The capital of Serbia, Belgrade, is among Europe's oldest cities and one of the largest in East Central Europe.

International Country Code:  RS

Time zone:  UTC+1                         

Currency:    Serbian dinar (RSD)

See brief information about Patent registration in Serbia (non-PCT)

See brief information about Patent registration in Serbia (PCT national phase)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Serbia

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Serbia

See brief information about Validation of European Patent in Serbia

2. IP Legal Base in Serbia

The Patent Law
Cooperation and Extension Agreement
Law on Trademarks
Law on Legal Protection of Industrial Design
Law on Indications of Geographical Origin
Law on Copyright and Related Rights

3. International organizations/agreements

Washington Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Patent Law Treaty
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
Trademark Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Intellectual Property Office
11 000 Beograd
Kneginje Ljubice 5
Phone: (+381-11) 20-25-800
Fax: (+381-11) 311-23-77
Email: zis@zis.gov.rs
www.zis.gov.rs

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Serbia are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by CPZ – CENTRE FOR PATENTS Ltd. on 07/11/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Serbian IP Laws.

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