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Fiji

Independent member within the Commonwealth.

Own laws

Yes

Extension

Patents: If you apply for a patent based on an existing United Kingdom (UK) patent, within 3 years of UK date of issue, registration will normally be granted, the patent will expire with UK patent.

EP(UK): If you apply for a patent based on an existing UK patent, within 3 years of EP(UK) date of issue, registration will normally be granted, the patent will expire with EP(UK) patent.

Trade marks: In addition to local registration, you may also apply for a registration based on a UK trade mark. Applications can be at any time during the life of the UK trade mark and will expire with UK trade mark.

Designs: No provisions for independent registration – UK designs registrations are automatically extended.