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Industrial Design in Mongolia

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  • Design fees

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

  • Multiple design applications

Multiple design applications are possible in Mongolia. However, the number of designs must not exceed 50.

  • Filing requirements of a design application in Mongolia

The official language of the industrial design prosecution before the Mongolian Intellectual Property Office is Mongolian. The application may be filed in any language, however, the Mongolian translation should be provided within 2 months from the date of filing.

For obtainment of a filing date, an industrial design application in Mongolia shall contain the following:
- request for registration of аn industrial design;
- applicant’s details;
- drawing(s) of the industrial design;
- a description of the design;
- proof of payment of the prescribed fees.

The legalization of the Power of Attorney is not required. A scan copy thereof may be filed within 3 months from the date of filing an industrial design application.

A certified copy of the Priority Document must be provided within 2 months from the filing date.

The term for filing an industrial design application claiming conventional priority in Mongolia is 6 months from the priority date. The restoration of the priority right is not possible.

  • Examination of a design application in Mongolia

A design application in Mongolia undergoes both formal and substantive examinations. No specific request is required.

  • Novelty grace period

The novelty grace period in Mongolia is not applicable.

  • Grant, validity term and design renewal fees

Validity term of the patent for the industrial design in Mongolia is 15 years from the filing date. No extension is possible. The maintenance fees for the first five years shall be paid in a lump sum within 6 months from the date of the decision to grant a patent. Annuities for subsequent five-year periods shall be paid within 6 months before the anniversary of the registratopn date. Late payment is possible within a six-month grace period by paying a corresponding surcharge.

  • Duration of registration procedure

The average processing time from filing till registration of an industrial design in Mongolia is 12 months in case of a smooth procedure.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

It is highly recommended for foreign applicants to appoint a Mongolian registered attorney to represent them before the Intellectual Property Office.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Ms. M. Regzenbal Patent & TM Agent on 08.09.2022
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity 
with Mongolian IP Laws.