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Forms part of

Paris Convention
Convention establishing World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Agreement concerning the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS)

Industrial Designs (no utility models)

Industrial Classification for Industrial Designs under the Locarno Agreement Ninth Edition

Absolute novelty

6-month grace period for disclosure in Madagascar

Formal examination only

Five years from filing date with two further extension periods of 5 years each.
Annual maintenance payments.

No use requirement