GENERAL INFORMATION TO KNOW

Applicant Individuals and legal entities
Objects of design Shape, configuration, ornament and color combination
Fee reduction Reduced in case an author and an applicant are the same person
Patentability criteria Novelty and originality
Unity of design Application may relate to one or group of designs relating to one class of an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Validity of design 10 years from filing date and reneweble wuthun 5 years period
 
Member of Paris Convention
 
POA Hard copy of the simply signed POA is required. No notarization or legalization is needed
 
Patent Attorney Required for non-resident applicants/holders
 
Customs Patented objects may not be entered into the Customs Register
 
Language Belarusian or Russian