Lebanon

Trademarks

Trademarks

Laws and Systems of the commercial and industrial property in Lebanon Resolution No. 2385, issued on 17 January 1924, amended by the law of 31 January 1946. Conventions/Bodies Paris Convention, Berne, Nice, UCT, Madrid Agreement and WIPO.

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Patents

Patents

Law No. 240 of 2000. Duration 20 years from the acceptance date (grant date). Annuity Annuities are paid on the anniversary of the filing date of the patent application.

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Designs

Designs

Law No. 240 of 2000. Duration 25 years starting from the registration date.

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Copyrights

Copyrights

Law on the Protection of Literary and Artistic Property No. 75 of April 3, 1999 governs Copyright subject matters in Lebanon. This law partially repeals earlier applicable law i.e. Decision No. 2385, dated January 17, 1924. Lebanon is a member of Berne Convention since September 30, 1947 and as such Copyright protection does not requires any formalities. Any original literary and artistic work is protectable in Lebanon in favor of authors and/or

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