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Filing Industrial Design Application in Greece

Industrial design filing in Greece
Industrial design filing in Greece

Industrial Design Application fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design applications in Greece, as well as other design fees, are available in the fee calculator.

Multiple industrial design applications

Multiple design applications are possible in Greece. The number of designs must not exceed 50.

Minimum industrial design application filing requirements in Greece

To obtain a filing date the design application in Greece must contain at least the following:

– graphic or photographic representation of the design in duplicate;

– the complete data concerning the priority;

– receipt of paid filing and registration fees;

– the complete applicant’s and creator’s data (name, address, and nationality).

Power of Attorney for Greek industrial design application

A signed Power of Attorney must be provided within four months from filing the Greek industrial design application.

Priority document for a design application in Greece

The priority document translated into Greek must be submitted to the Patent Office within four months from filing the design application.

Assignment Deed in Greece

A declaration reflecting relations between the applicant and the creator of the design must be provided and certified by Notary Public and legalized by Apostille.

Validity term for Greek industrial design application

The basic validity term of industrial design in Greece is five years and may be renewed four times for a total of 25 years.

Analysis of an industrial design application in Greece

The design application in Greece does not undergo substantive examination.

Grace period for application in Greece

The novelty of the industrial design cannot be disproved by the publication of the design on the officially recognized exhibition if the design is filed in Greece within six months from such disclosure.

Grant and patent maintenance in Greece

There is no official grant fee stipulated. Filing fees cover the first five-year period of patent validity. The second five-year period is due in the fifth year from the application date.

Representation by a Greek patent attorney

Foreigners must perform the industrial design prosecution in Greece through an agent, a registered Greek attorney.

Notes

1. Online Search databases: Community Designs (EUIPO), International Designs, Design View.

2. The Industrial Design protection in Greece may also be obtained via Community Design registration.

If you have any queries related to the design patent registration in Greece, please contact IIPLA team. We will be more than happy to resolve your queries free of cost.

If you wish to request a quote for Greece, please fill the below form:

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