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Gibraltar

Independent member within the Commonwealth.

Own laws

  • Patents Ordinance No 11 of December 19, 1924
  • Ordinance No14 of 1932
  • Ordinance No 2 of 1956
  • Ordinance No 24 of 1977
  • Ordinance No 31 of 1978
  • Ordinance No 4 of 1980
  • Ordinance No 4 of 1980
  • Trade Marks Ordinance No 31 of 1948
  • Designs Ordinance No 7 of 1928 as amended by
  • Ordinance No 13 of 1932

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): No information.

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: UK designs registrations are automatically extended.