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Paris Convention

Filing (Industrial Property Institute)
Search (IPI)
Formal examination
Thirty day post-publication opposition period, extendible a further thirty days.

Five years from the filing date, renewable in five year increments, to a maximum of twenty-five years.
Annual maintenance.

Within three years from registration, or four years from the filing date, whichever period ends the latest, failing which the design holder may be obliged to grant a license to a third party.