Project Description

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IP SOUTH AFRICA NATIONAL LEGISLATION

International Arrangements

Paris Union, TRIPS

Categories of Trade Marks

There are provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS, CERTIFICATION MARKS and COLLECTIVE MARKS. There are no provisions for the registration of SERIES MARKS or 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

  1. New Applications

    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Ten prints, except for word marks in ordinary type
    3. Priority document (if applicable), with verified English translation
  2. Renewals

    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
  3. Assignment/Mergers

    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, with verified English translation
  4. Change of Address

    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
  5. Change of Name

    1. Power of Attorney, simply signed
    2. Certificate of Change of Name, with verified English translation
  6. Licences/Registered Users

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