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Filing the Application – Requirements

 
 
  • Name and address of the Applicant
  • Representation of the Mark
  • List of Goods and Services according to Nice Classification 11th Edition (Classes 1-45)
  • Priority date, country and number and the original Priority document which can be submitted subsequently within three months from the Application date along with a certified translation into the local language. This term cannot be extended
  • Power of Attorney simply signed by the Applicant. The PoA can be submitted subsequently

Registration Procedure:

 
  • The Application is filed with and examined on absolute grounds by the Intellectual Property Office
  • The registration procedure takes approximately two years from the application date

Opposition:

 
Oppositions against published trademark applications can be filed within three months from the application publication date. 

Duration:

 
 
  • Upon payment of the ten-year protection fee, the Trademark is valid for 10 years from the application date
  • Upon payment of renewal fees, the Trademark will be extended for a further 10 years. The renewal fees can be paid during the last six months of the previous ten year protection period or up to six months after the expiration date with a fine of 50% of the renewal fees

Recording changes in the Register:

 
  • Assignment of Rights Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignor (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company
      • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignee (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
      • Assignment document signed by the Assignor and the Assignee. Document must be notarized by a Notary Public
  • Change of Name Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new name, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
      • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of name
  • Change of Address Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new address, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of address

ПАТЕНТИ

Filing a conventional Application – Requirements:

 
 
  • Name and address of the Applicant
  • List of inventors
  • Priority date and number
  • Specification of Patent
  • Patent Claims
  • Drawings (if any)
  • Abstract – summary of the invention
  • Power of Attorney signed by the Applicant (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company) – can be submitted subsequently, within the term given by the PTO
  • The Application is to be filed within one year as from the priority date
  • Translation of specification, claims and abstract into Albanian language

Registration Procedure:

 
The Kosovo IP Office examines only the formal requirements and if those are fulfilled it grants the patent. In order to obtain a fully registered patent, the Applicant is obliged to submit evidence that the patent for the same invention has been granted by the institution bearing the status of the International authority for evaluating patents or, if no evidence is submitted, the patent is only valid for ten years.

Duration

 
 
  • 20 years from the application date for conventional Patents
  • The protection fees are to be paid annually, prior to or on the anniversary of the filing date or within the following six months with fine. 

Recording changes in the Register:

 
  • Assignment of Rights Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignor (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
      • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignee (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
      • Assignment document signed by the Assignor and the Assignee. Document must be notarized by a Notary Public.
  • Change of Name Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new name, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
      • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of name
  • Change of Address Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new address, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of address

ДИЗАЈН

Filing the Application – Requirements

 
  • Name and address of the Applicant
  • Name and address of the author or a declaration that the author chooses not to be mentioned in the application
  • Information regarding the number of external shapes the protection is requested for
  • Full and short title of the industrial design
  • A two-dimensional presentation of the shape for which protection is sought (photograph or a graphic presentation of the product for which protection is requested)
  • Description (not mandatory)
  • Power of Attorney simply signed by the Applicant's representative
 

Registration Procedure:

 
  • Industrial Design Applications are examined by the National Office. If the application meets the prescribed requirements, the Office will issue the Decision to grant
  • The fees for the first five years of protection are payable once the Design is granted. From the 6th to the 25th year the fees are payable for periods of 5 years
 

Duration

 
 
25 years from the Application Date

Recording changes in the Register:

 

 

 
  • Assignment of Rights Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignor (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Power of Attorney signed by the Assignee (date, name, family name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Assignment document signed by the Assignor and the Assignee. Document must be notarized by a Notary Public
  • Change of name Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new name, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of name
  • Change of address Requirements:
    • Power of Attorney indicating the new address, signed by a representative of the Company (date, full name, position, facsimile or seal - if the applicant is a company)
    • Certified extract from the Register of Companies showing the change of address