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Singapore

  • International Country Code:

    SG
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +08:00
  • Currency:

    Singapore dollar (SGD)

Industrial Design in Singapore

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  • Design fees

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

  • The term for filing design application in Singapore

The term for filing an industrial design application in Singapore claiming priority is six months from the date of priority. The restoration of this deadline is not possible.

  • Minimum of filing documents in Singapore

For obtainment of the date of filing an industrial design application in Singapore should contain at least name and address of the applicant; the title of the industrial design; classification, and drawings.

  • Multiple design application

Multiple design application is possible in Singapore provided that the designs must relate to the same class and subclass of articles as classified.

  • Validity term

The total term of design patent validity in Singapore is 25 years, renewable every five years.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

Submission of the Power of Attorney is not required for filing industrial design applications in Singapore.

  • Priority document

The submission of the priority document is not required for filing industrial design applications in Singapore.

  • Examination of a design application in Singapore

The design application in Singapore undergoes formal examination only.

  • Grace period

Six months before filing an application, or, if priority is claimed before the priority date novelty grace period is stipulated.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

Foreigners must perform the industrial design registration in Singapore through an agent, a Singaporean-registered patent attorney.

  • Notes

1. Online Search databases: Singaporean Industrial Designs, International Designs.
2. Designs granted in Singapore are valid in Cambodia automatically.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Soroker, Agmon, Nordman on 25.02.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Singaporean IP Laws.

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