Country code: RS
Location: South-eastern Europe, between Macedonia and Hungary
Area: total: 88,361 sq km; land: 88,361 sq km; water: 0 sq km
Population: 10,150,265 (July 2007 est.) - Serb 82.9%, Hungarian 3.9%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.4%, Yugoslavs 1.1%, Bosniaks 1.8%, Montenegrin 0.9%, other 8%
Capital: Belgrade
Languages: Serbian 88.3% (official), Hungarian 3.8%, Bosniak 1.8%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 4.1%, unknown 0.9%
note: Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, and Croatian all official in Vojvodina
Currency: new Yugoslav dinar
Religions: Serbian Orthodox 85%, Catholic 5.5%, Protestant 1.1%, Muslim 3.2%, unspecified 2.6%, other, unknown, or atheist 2.6%
Industries: sugar, agricultural machinery, electrical and communication equipment, paper and pulp, lead, transportation equipment
Agriculture - products: wheat, maize, sugar beets, sunflower, beef, pork, milk
Exports - commodities: manufactured goods, food and live animals, raw materials
Imports - commodities: machinery and transport equipment, fuels and lubricants, manufactured goods, chemicals, food and live animals, raw materials





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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. 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

Declaration of     Inventorship

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

Declaration of     Inventorship

 

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