Patent Renewal

A Patent is granted for a period of 20 years in Pakistan. The Patent is to be renewed periodically after its grant. If the renewal fee is not paid the patent lapses. However this patent may be restored but the patentee will not be able to commence or prosecute any suit or proceedings in respect of the patent infringements committed between the date on which the patent ceased to have effect and the date of application of the restoration of the patent.

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