Trade Marks

International Arrangements:

Paris Union, Madrid Union (Agreement and Protocol), TRIPS.

Categories of Trade Marks:

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

There are no provisions for the registration of DEFENSIVE 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 English translation
  • Ten prints, except for word marks, in ordinary type 

B. Renewals

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed.

C. Assignments/Mergers

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed
  • Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title with verified English translation

D. Change of Name

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed
  • Certificate of Change of Name, with verified English translation

E. Change of Address

  • Power of Attorney, simply signed

F. Licences/Registered Users

  • Powers of Attorney, simply signed, from proprietor and licensee
  • Licence Agreement, with verified English translation

 

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