Designs: Estonia

General Information

International Agreements : Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs, Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Novelty Requirement : Worldwide Novelty

Claiming priority : Yes

Examination : None

Protection Period : 25 years from filing date

Publication : 2-4 months from filing date

Annuities : Renewal fees are to be paid for 5-year periods

Deadlines for payment : last day every 5-year periods of duration

Grace period for payments : 6 months after Deadline – with additional fees.

Notes : In case of registration system, a registration authority (a patent office) shall not determine the novelty, individual character or industrial applicability of industrial designs, or the right of the applicant to file a registration application. The patent office shall only examine the compliance of the registration application (the formal and substantive requirements and filing dates of the application, etc.) with the formal requirements for applications.


Filing Requirements

Design Filing Requirements

  1. The reproduction of an industrial design (in two original copies).
  2. Power of attorney simply signed.
  3. Priority document if priority is claimed.


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