Country code: GE
Location: Southwestern Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia
Area: total: 69,700 sq km (water: 0 sq km; land: 69,700 sq km)
Population: 4,934,413 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: T'bilisi
Languages: Georgian 71% (official), Russian 9%, Armenian 7%, Azeri 6%, other 7%
Currency: lari
Religions: Georgian Orthodox 65%, Muslim 11%, Russian Orthodox 10%, Armenian Apostolic 8%, other
Industries: steel, aircraft, machine tools, electrical appliances, mining (manganese and copper), chemicals, wood products
Agriculture - products: citrus, grapes, tea, hazelnuts, vegetables; livestock
Exports - commodities: scrap metal, machinery, chemicals; fuel re-exports; citrus fruits, tea, wine
Imports - commodities: fuels, machinery and parts, transport equipment, grain and other foods, pharmaceuticals





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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, address and nationality

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3. Description of the design

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (3 sets recommended)

5. Priority data (if any)

 

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7. Assignment of rights to a patent, if the inventor is not the applicant

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no notarization

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

 

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Duration of protection: 5 years from the filing date

 

Renewals:

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3. Classes and list of goods/services

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Annuities:

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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

 

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