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Algeria Designs

Intellectual Property
Smit & Van Wyk Patent, Trademark & Registered Designs

Algeria Designs

Types of Designs:

  • Industrial Designs

Filing Requirements:

  • Simply signed Power of Attorney (must be filed within 2 months of the filing date)
  • Drawings, photographs or 2 specimens of the design (required upon filing)
  • Certified copy of deed of assignment (must be filed within 2 months of the filing date)
  • Certified copy of priority document (if applicable) with verified French translation (must be filed within 2 months of the filing date)

Duration/Renewals:

The total duration of a design is 10 years from the date of filing the application. This is divided into 2 terms. The initial term is 1 year, which is extendable upon payment of renewal fees for a further 9-year term. The extension must be requested on filing or within the first year.

International and Regional Systems: 

  • Paris Convention

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