FAQ

D1: Are designs registrable in Morocco? 
Yes.

D2: Should the design application be filed under the form of drawings and/or photographs? What are the size thereof and the number of views?
The design or model should be filed under the form of drawings; no specific size requested; as many views as possible.

D3: What are the novelty requirements for a design application to be valid?
Absolute novelty required but not examined.

D4: Can convention priority be claimed in Morocco? (Paris Convention)
Yes.

D5: Does Morocco use the international classification?
Yes.

D6: Are there any goods or services for which the design cannot be registered?
Yes, those against public order.

D7: Is the assignment of the creator compulsory for a design application? 
Yes.

D8: Is it possible to file more than one design/model in the same application?
Yes, one application may contain from one to one hundred design/model all from within the same class.

D9: What is the term of protection of a model or design in Morocco?
25 Years, upon renewal every 5 years. 

D10: Is use required to maintain a registration of a model or design in Morocco? 
No.

D11: Are there provisions in the law to oppose a model/design registration? 
Yes.

D12: Is it possible to apply for cancellation of a model/design?
Yes.

D13: Is co-ownership of models or designs possible?
Yes.




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