Country code: MK
Location: Southeastern Europe, north of Greece
Area: total: 25,333 sq km (water: 477 sq km; land: 24,856 sq km)
Population: 2,063,122 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Skopje
Languages: Macedonian 70%, Albanian 21%, Turkish 3%, Serbo-Croatian 3%, other 3%
Currency: Macedonian denar
Religions: Macedonian Orthodox 67%, Muslim 30%, other 3%
Industries: coal, metallic chromium, lead, zinc, ferronickel, textiles, wood products, tobacco, food processing, buses
Agriculture - products: rice, tobacco, wheat, corn, millet, cotton, sesame, mulberry leaves, citrus, vegetables, beef, pork, poultry
Exports - commodities: food, beverages, tobacco, miscellaneous manufactures, iron and steel
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, food products





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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 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. Creator’s name and address

3. Description of the design

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

5. Priority data (if any)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no legalization

6. Original 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. Original 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. Original 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 after the registration date
Duration of protection: 10 years from the filing date or the last renewal date

 

Examination:

- patent - issued after a formal examination - valid for 20 years if the applicant submits evidence that the same patent was granted at the EPO or in other countries

 

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:

- due for the 3rd and all subsequent years for the patent applications and granted patents

Extension of a European Patent:

- possible for a granted EP

 

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 signed and sealed Assignment forms, 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 signed and sealed Assignment forms, 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 signed and sealed Assignment forms, notarization is required

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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