Project Description

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IP MALAWI NATIONAL LEGISLATION

International Arrangements Paris Union

Categories of Trade Marks
There are provisions for the registration of CERTIFICATION MARKS, DEFENSIVE MARKS and SERIES MARKS. There are no provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS.

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

Documents required

  1. New Applications
    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Twelve prints, except for word marks in ordinary type – no printing block required
    3. Priority document (if applicable), with verified English translation
  2. Renewals
    1. No documents required
  3. Assignments/Mergers
    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, with verified English translation
  4. Change of Name
    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Certificate of Change of Name, with verified English translation
  5. Change of Address
    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
  6. Licences/Registered Users
    1. Powers of Attorney, simply signed, from proprietor and licensee
    2. Declaration and Statement of Case, with verified English translation
    3. Licence Agreement, with verified English translation