Country code: AL
Location: Southeastern Europe
Area: total: 28,748 sq km (water: 1,350 sq km, land: 27,398 sq km)
Population: 3,582,205 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Tirana
Languages: Albanian, Greek
Currency: lek
Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%
Industries: food processing, textiles and clothing; lumber, oil, cement, chemicals, mining, basic metals, hydropower
Agriculture - products: wheat, corn, potatoes, vegetables, fruits, sugar beets, grapes; meat, dairy products
Exports - commodities: textiles and footwear; asphalt, metals and metallic ores, crude oil; vegetables, fruits, tobacco
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, chemicals





Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

3. List of goods / services according to the Nice classification

4. Priority application(s) data (if any)

5. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings (translation into Albanian is necessary)

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name and address of the author

3. Priority data (if any)

4. Description of the design

5. Drawings or photograph of the design

6. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Can be filed later:

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed)

 

Can be filed later:

6. Priority documents, upon request of PTO

 

Can be filed later:

7. Priority documents, upon request of PTO

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
5 years after the registration date
Duration of protection: 10 years

 

Examination:
- patent: issued after formal examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 5 years

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Classes and list of goods/services

3. Copy of the original Albanian Registration Certificate

4. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Validation of European Patent:

1. EPO Form 2006

2. Bibliographical data sheet of the EP

3. Drawings and claims for translation into Albanian

4. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Renewal: twice for a period of 5 years

 

Assignment:

1. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

2. Original Assignment Deed, or its Certified copy

 

Assignment:

1. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

2. Original Assignment Deed, or its Certified copy

 

Assignment:

1. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

2. Original Assignment Deed, or its Certified copy

 

Change of Name/Address:

1. New Applicant’s name and address

2. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Change of Name/Address:

1. New Applicant’s name and address

2. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Change of Name/Address:

1. New Applicant’s name and address

2. Signed Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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