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Industrial Design registration in Armenia

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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design applications in Armenia, as well as other design fees, are available in the fee calculator.

  • Term for filing an industrial design application in Armenia

The deadline for filing an industrial design application in Armenia claiming priority is six months from the priority date. This term may be extended for 2 months.

  • Multiple design applications

Several designs may be included in one multiple design application if they refer to one class of the international classification.

  • Minimum filing requirements

- Request to register an industrial design with applicant's details;
- Photo or graphical representation of industrial design.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

The Power of Attorney must be submitted to the Armenian Patent Office simultaneously with filing the industrial design application in Armenia or within three months from receiving the corresponding notification from the Patent Office. Legalisation or notarisation of the POA is not required.

  • Priority document

To confirm the priority right, the applicant must provide the Certified Copy of the priority application within three months from filing the design application in Armenia.

  • Examination of a design application in Armenia

The industrial design applications in Armenia undergo formal examination only. No substantive examination on industrial designs is stipulated by the Armenia legislation.

  • Novelty grace period

Disclosure of the industrial design is not taken into consideration if it occurred within twelve months preceding the date of filing of the application or, if priority is claimed, preceding the date of priority by the designer (applicant), or a third person who has obtained directly or indirectly information on the content of the industrial design.

  • Grant and patent maintenance fees

The official fees for grant and publication as well as first renewal fee should be paid within three months from receipt of the decision to grant a patent.

  • Validity term

The validity term of industrial design in Armenia is five years from the date of filing. This term may be renewed on the applicant’s request every five years up to a maximum validity term of 25 years.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

To perform an industrial design prosecution in Armenia foreigners must appoint a local agent, an Armenian patent attorney.

  • What can be registered

Any solution defined the outward appearance of an article, which is novel and original may enjoy industrial design protection in Armenia.

  • Note

Online Search Databases: Armenian Designs, International Designs.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 04.03.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Armenian IP Laws