Trade Marks

Basis for Registration:


International Arrangements:

Paris Convention

Categories of Trade Marks:

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


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.
  • Priority document (if applicable) with verified English translation.
  • 10 prints, except for word marks in ordinary type.

*Note: if not in English, the notarial certificate must be accompanied by a verified English translation.

B. Renewals:

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.

C. Assignments/Mergers:

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

* Note: mergers are recorded as “changes of name”.

D. Change of Name:

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

E. Change of Address:

  • Power of Attorney, notarised.

F. Licences/Registered Users:

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

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