Communication of deficiencies found in preliminary examination of Geographical Indication (GI) Application’s in India
- Deficiencies if any found through a preliminary examination are communicated by the Examiner/Authorized Officer to the Applicant or his Agent.
- If the Applicant fails to remedy the deficiencies within one month of the notification, the Application may be treated as abandoned.
- However, the Applicant may file a request of extension of time of One month by filing the appropriate form and by paying the prescribed fee.
- When the deficiencies are complied the Examiner/Authorized Officer shall submit the Application to the Registrar of GI for his consideration.