Trade Marks

Basis for Registration:

Independent.

International Arrangements:

Paris Convention.

Categories of Trade Marks:

There are provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS.

There are no provisions for the registration of COLLECTIVE, DEFENSIVE 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 in English and Dutch, notarised.
  • Priority document (if applicable) with verified English or Dutch translation.
  • 7 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

B. Renewals:

  • Power of Attorney in English and Dutch, notarised.
  • 7 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

C. Assignments/Mergers:

  • Power of Attorney in English and Dutch, notarised.
  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, with verified English or Dutch translation.

D. Change of Name:

  • Power of Attorney in English and Dutch, notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Name, with verified English or Dutch translation.

E. Change of Address:

  • Power of Attorney in English and Dutch, notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Address, with verified English or Dutch translation.

F. Licences/Registered Users:

  • Power of Attorney in English and Dutch, from the licensee, notarised.
  • Licence Agreement, with verified English or Dutch translation.

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