AR العربية | CN 中国DEEN | ES | FR | ITJP 日本 | KR 국의 PTTR

PATENTS – TRADEMARKS – DESIGNS – COPYRIGHT

Patents are official titles protecting technical inventions during a period of up to 20 years.

Word marks, stylized word marks and figurative word mark (logos) are distinctive signs assigned to products or services in order to differentiate them from those of other companies. They are registered for a period of 10 years and are renewable.

Designs are official titles protecting the aesthetics of a product for a period of 15-25 years, depending on the country.

Copyright (or rights of literary and artistic property) are rights arising from the creation of a new intellectual work. They do not require general formalities of filing or registration.

Plant varieties are official titles protecting new plant species for a period of 20 to 25 years.

Supplementary protection certificates are official titles which can prolong, for a period of up to 5 years, the protections granted by a patent protecting a drug or a phytosanitary product.

Definitions