KOREA

COUNTRY : REPUBLIC OF KOREA

CAPITAL : SEOUL

LANGUAGE : KOREAN & ENGLISH

 

MEMBER : HAGUE AGREEMENT, PARIS CONVENTION, WTO-TRIPS, WIPO, HAGUE AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN,  LOCARNO AGREEMENT FOR CLASSIFICATION OF DESIGN

The IP office of South Korea is known as the Korea Intellectual Propert Rights Information Service KIPRIS. Protection to Design is provided at a two tier level in Republic of Korea:

  1. NATIONAL REGISTRATION Direct Filing with National Patent & Trademark office
  2. INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PROTECTION UNDER HAGUE SYSTEM
    Kindly refer our guide under the Hague system.

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