Country code: BA
Location: Southeastern Europe
Area: total: 51,129 sq km (water: 0 sq km, land: 51,129 sq km)
Population: 3,989,018 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Sarajevo
Languages: Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Currency: konvertibilna marka
Religions: Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, Protestant 4%, other 10%
Industries: steel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, vehicle assembly, textiles, tobacco products, wooden furniture, tank and aircraft assembly, domestic appliances, oil refining
Agriculture - products: wheat, corn, fruits, vegetables; livestock
Exports - commodities: metals, clothing, wood products
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs





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1. Applicant’s name and address

2. One representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

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

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design and its novelty

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (at least one set, 3 sets recommended)

5. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

6. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no legalization

7. Priority documents (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
5 years
Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- short-term patent - only formal examination, valid for 10 years

- patent - substantive examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, no legalization

 

Annuities:

- accumulated annuities are payable after the grant of the patent

- annuities for granted patents are payable before the anniversary of the filing date

   

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

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