Country code: LT
Location: Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia
Area: total: 65,200 sq km
Population: 3,592,561 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Vilnius
Languages: Lithuanian (official), Polish, Russian
Currency: litas
Religions: Roman Catholic (primarily), Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, Evangelical Christian Baptist, Muslim, Jewish
Industries: metal-cutting machine tools, electric motors, television sets, refrigerators and freezers, petroleum refining, shipbuilding (small ships), furniture making, textiles, food processing, fertilizers, agricultural machinery, optical equipment, electronic components, computers, amber
Agriculture - products: grain, potatoes, sugar beets, flax, vegetables, beef, milk, eggs, fish
Exports - commodities: mineral products 23%, textiles and clothing 16%, machinery and equipment 11%, chemicals 6%, wood and wood products 5%, foodstuffs 5%
Imports - commodities: mineral products 21%, machinery and equipment 17%, transport equipment 11%, chemicals 9%, textiles and clothing 9%, metals 5%





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1. Applicant’s name and address

2. 8 representations 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, address and nationality

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design (optional)

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

5. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Original priority Certificate (if priority is claimed)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Declaration of Inventorship

7. Original priority documents (if priority is claimed)

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no notarization

7. Author’s Declaration

8. Original priority Certificate (if priority is claimed)

 

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

 

Examination:

- patent - formal examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 5 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 notarization

 

Annuities:

- payable from the 3rd year and all subsequent annuities are payable before the anniversary of the filing date

Validation of the EPO patent:

- possible

 

Renewal: 4 times for a period of 5 years

 

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

Declaration of     Inventor

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Author’s Declaration

 

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