Project Description

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IP ZIMBABWE NATIONAL LEGISLATION

International Arrangements

ARIPO, Paris Union, Madrid Union (Protocol), TRIPS


Zimbabwe deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol on 11 December 2014.

Categories of Trade Marks

There are provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS, CERTIFICATION MARKS, COLLECTIVE MARKS, DEFENSIVE MARKS and SERIES 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. Twelve prints, except for word marks in ordinary type
    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. No documents required
  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