MAURITIUS: Patent Applications
✓ Paris Convention
Power of Attorney
Must be filed within 2 months of the filing date.
Specification, claims, drawings and abstract
The specification, claims, drawings and abstract are required upon filing.
Deed of Assignment
Must be legalised and filed within 2 months of the filing date.
Priority Document (if applicable)
(if applicable) Must be filed within 3 months of the filing date.
Formal examination is conducted.
The patent has a duration of 20 years from the date of filing, with no possible extensions.
Maintenance fees / Renewal fees
Annual maintenance fees are payable from the third anniversary of the filing date.
Mauritius Patent Agents
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