Trade Marks

International Arrangements:

Paris Union, TRIPS.

Categories of Trade Marks:

There are provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS and COLLECTIVE MARKS.
There are no provisions for the registration of DEFENSIVE MARKS or SERIES MARKS.

Classification:

The International Classification of goods and services applies.
A single application may cover any number of classes of goods and/or services.

Documents required:

A. New Applications

  • Power of Attorney.*
  • Six prints, except for word marks in ordinary type - no printing block required.
  • Priority document (if applicable), with verified English translation.

B. Renewals

  • No documents are required.

C. Assignments/Mergers

  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, with verified English translation.*

D. Change of Name

  • Certificate of Change of Name, with verified English translation (if executed within a British Commonwealth country no authentication is necessary, otherwise see notes (i) & (ii) below).

E. Change of Address

  • No documents are required.

F. Licences/Registered Users

  • Licence Agreement, with verified English translation signed before or certified by a Notary Public.

* (i ) If signed in a Hague Convention country - to be legalised by Apostille.
* (ii) If signed in any other country - to be legalised up to a Consul for Mauritius.

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