FAQ

D1: Are designs registrable in your country?
Yes

D2: Should the design application be filed under the form of drawings and/or photographs, the size thereof and the number of views?
Yes, 3 copies of the design

D3: What are the novelty requirements for a design application to be valid?
No requirements

D4: Can convention priority be claimed in your country? (Paris Convention)..
No, because the Palestinian national Authority is not a member of which

D5: Does your country use the international classification?
Yes

D6: Are there any goods or services for which the mark can not be registered?
No

D7: Is the assignment of the creator compulsory for a design application?
No

D8: Is there any deadline to apply for the publication of a secret filing of a model/design?
N/A

D9: Are there any special advantages in filing a model or a design in a secret form?
N/A

D10: Is it possible to file more than one design/model in the same application? If yes, are there any advantages in doing so?
NO

D11: What is the term of protection of a model or design in your country? Can this term be extended?
5 years from the filing date. Yes for two periods

D12: Is use required to maintain a registration of a model or design in your country?
No

D13: Are designs/models protected by copyright law as well?
Copyright law is not implemented in Gaza Strip

D14: Are there provisions in your law to oppose a model/design registration?
Yes

D15: Is it possible to apply for cancellation of a model/design filed in a secret form?
N/A

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Telephone: (00 970-8) 2626073
Fax: (00 970-8) 2626070
Email: gaza@agip.com
Contact: Manar Basheer (Ms)

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