In Laos, the patent opposition system provides interested parties with the opportunity to oppose the granting of invention patents or utility innovation petit patents. This system ensures that the patent granting process is fair and transparent, allowing for the examination of opposition claims and the presentation of supporting evidence. KENFOX, a leading intellectual property firm, can provide expert guidance and support throughout the patent opposition process.
According to Article 13 of Decision 1714/MOST, any interested party has the opportunity to oppose the granting of an invention patent or a utility innovation petit patent within 90 days of the application being officially published in the official gazette for the registration of industrial property.
A Notice of Opposition must be filed with the DIP within 90 (ninety) days from the publication date in the official gazette for the registration of industrial property.
The documents should be completed using the form template provided by the DIP, and the applicable service charges should be paid. The request for opposition to a patent or petty patent application should include the following documents:
The DIP will handle a Notice of Opposition to a patent/petit patent application in the following processes:
Navigating the patent opposition process in Laos requires in-depth knowledge of the legal framework and procedural requirements. KENFOX, with its team of experienced patent attorneys, can provide expert guidance and support throughout the opposition process. Our firm's expertise in intellectual property law ensures that your opposition claim is effectively presented, maximizing the chances of a successful outcome.
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