Trade Marks

Basis for Registration:

Independent.

International Arrangements:

Paris Convention.

Categories of Trade Marks:

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

There are no provisions for the registration of DEFENSIVE 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, notarised.
  • Statement and Declaration of Use.
  • Priority document (if applicable) with verified English translation.
  • 15 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

B. Renewals:

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.

C. Assignments/Mergers:

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

D. Change of Name:

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Name.

E. Change of Address:

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.
  • Certificate of Change of Address.

F. Licences/Registered Users:

  • Power of Attorney, from the licensee, notarised.
  • Licence Agreement, notarised.

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