748. Registration, refusal and invalidity.

748.     Registration, refusal and invalidity.

The International Bureau of the WIPO must register each industrial design that is the subject of an international application1 immediately upon receipt by it of the application or, where corrections are invited2, immediately upon receipt of the required corrections3. The registration must be effected whether or not publication is deferred4. The date of the international registration is the filing date of the international application5. The international registration must be published by the International Bureau: such publication is deemed in all contracting parties to be sufficient publicity, and no other publicity may be