Designs: Pakistan

General Information

International Agreements : WTO, Berne Convention & Paris Convention

Novelty Requirements : Yes - For the purpose of novelty, any disclosure to the public of the industrial design shall not be taken into consideration if it occurred within twelve months preceding the filing date or, where applicable, the priority date, of the application and if it was-by--reason or in consequence of acts committed by the applicant or his predecessor in title or of an abuse committed by a third party with regard to the applicant or his predecessor in title.

Claiming priority : Yes - Priority can be claimed within 6 months from the filing date in any WTO member county.

Examination : Yes

Protection Period : 10 Years

Extension Term : Two Terms of 10 Years each

Publication : None

Opposition : Not available

Annuity Payments : Yes – before the expiry of term

Grace period for Annuity payments : 6 Months

Compulsory Licensing : Yes


Filing Requirements

Design Filing Requirements

  1. Power of Attorney Notarized 
  2. Two copies of the model or design if it is two-dimensional or two copies of each view thereof, if it is three-dimensional. 
  3. A Notarized Assignment Deed signed by the inventor, if the applicant is not the inventor. 
  4. A certified copy of the priority document (if claimed).


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