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1306.2 Term of Protection for Designs Registered in a Foreign Territory: Priority Claims

1306.2 Term of Protection for Designs Registered in a Foreign Territory: Priority Claims


If an application is made to register the same design by or on behalf of the same owner in a foreign jurisdiction that provides similar protection to U.S. citizens, that filing has the same effect as if the application is filed in the United States on the date of the foreign filing, provided that the U.S. application is filed within six months of the earliest date of any such foreign filing. 17 U.S.C. § 1311.