DESIGN APPEALS IN ROMANIA

The decisions regarding the applications for the registration of the industrial designs may be appealed against, through administrative channels, in writing and on valid grounds, with OSIM, within three months from their notification.

The appeal shall be examined within three months from its registration by the Examination Board and the Board of Appeal of OSIM.

The decision of the Board of Appeal shall be notified to the parties within fifteen days from its pronouncement and may be appealed against before the Disputed Administrative Claims Section of the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest, within three months from said notification.

The decision of the Municipal Law Court of Bucharest may be appealed against before the Disputed Administrative Claims Section of the Court of Appeal of Bucharest within fifteen days from its notification.

The final and irrevocable decisions of the Board of Appeal shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin of OSIM, within sixty days from their pronouncement.

The decisions of the law courts shall be published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin within sixty days from the notification thereof to OSIM.

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