Country code: ME
Location: Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia
Area: total: 14,026 sq km; land: 13,812 sq km; water: 214 sq km
Population: 684,736 (July 2007 est.) Montenegrin 43%, Serbian 32%, Bosniak 8%, Albanian 5%, other (Muslims, Croats, Roma (Gypsy)) 12%
Capital: Podgorica
Languages: Mother tongue (official; ijekavian dialect), Bosnian, Albanian, Croatian
Currency: euro (EUR)
Religions: Orthodox, Muslim, Roman Catholic
Industries: steel making, aluminum, agricultural processing, consumer goods, tourism
Agriculture - products: grains, tobacco, potatoes, citrus fruits, olives, grapes; shepherding; commercial fishing negligible
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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 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. Priority documents in original (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 in original (if priority is claimed), to be filed within three months from the filing date

7. Signed Declaration on the legal basis for filing an application

 

Can be filed later:

6. Power of Attorney, no legalization

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

8. Signed Declaration on the legal basis for filing an application

 

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

 

Examination:

- patent: issued after a formal and substantial examination - valid 20 years

- petty patent - issued after formal examination - valid 10 years

 

Duration: 15 years from 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 3rd and all subsequent years for patent applications and granted patents

 

Annuities:

- after expiry of 5th year annuities are payable on a yearly basis

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

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