Trade Marks

Basis for Registration:

Independent

International Arrangements:

Paris Convention

Categories of Trade Marks:

There are provisions for the registration of COLLECTIVE and SERVICE MARKS.

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

Classification:

The International Classification of goods and services applies.
A separate application is required for each class of goods or services.

Documents required:

A. New Applications:

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.
  • Priority document (if applicable) with verified and notarised English translation.
  • 12 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

B. Renewals:

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.
  • Brief summary of use/non-use during 12 months prior to due date.

C. Assignments/Mergers:

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.
  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, notarised.

D. Change of Name:

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.
  • Certificate of Change of Name.

E. Change of Address:

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.

F. Licenses/Registered Users:

  • Power of Attorney, from the licensee, simply signed.
  • License Agreement, notarised.

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