Industrial Design


 

FILING GUIDANCE TO OBTAIN PATENT FOR
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN IN LAOS

REQUIRED INFORMATION:

  1. Name, address and nationality of the applicant;

  2. Name, address and nationality of the designer;

  3. Title of the design stating the article for which registration is sought;

  4. Country, application number and filing date of the original foreign application from which priority is claimed (if priority is claimed).

REQUIRED ENCLOSURES:

  1. Notarized Power of Attorney;
    (pdf file
    word file )

  2. Notarized Deed of Assignment (pdf file word file ) if the applicant and the designer are not the same;

  3. 11 sets of pictures/drawings illustrating the design. The pictures/drawings must be represented in the international size A4 (210mm x 297mm) and made in the same scale. There must be as many pictures/drawings of the design as they are taken to show all the different sides of the design (comprising front, back, top, bottom, left, right and perspective views);

  4. Detailed description of the design;

  5. Certified copy of the priority application/document (if any). 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  1. All the filing documents should be in English or French and the Laotian version should be submitted within 03 months from the filing date;

  2. Time for claiming priority under Paris Convention is 06 months from the first filing date;

  3. Time from the filing to granting date is 06 months;

  4. The validity term of a Design Patent is 05 years and renewable for two consecutive periods.

 

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