ISSUANCE OF THE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION FOR DESIGN AND ITS VALIDITY PERIOD  

The issuance of the certificates of registration of the industrial designs shall be made by OSIM on the basis of the final decisions of acceptance, within 30 days from the date on which the decision of acceptance became final.

The period of validity of a certificate of registration of the industrial design is of ten years starting on the date of constituting the regular filing and may be renewed for three successive five-year periods.

Throughout the period of validity of the certificate, the owner is liable to pay the certificate maintenance fees.

OSIM shall grant a period of grace of maximum six months for the payment of the maintenance fees with surcharge ( propun prescribed additional fee).

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