Nigeria 

Paths to protection

Ways to protect your product

Industrial Design Registrations are a way of protecting the aesthetical characteristics of your products. By filing a successful industrial you will be awarded a monopoly to exploit the aesthetical characteristics of your product for a period of time.

Additional Information

Discuss your Intellectual Property Protection strategy with us

If you need to protect your Intellectual Property abroad, through our Global Network of offices and associates, we can make your Intellectual Property assets expand to every nation you desire, ensuring full legal protection of your rights.

If you have further questions, we would be delighted to schedule a conference call and answer any questions you may have.

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Nigeria

Design Details and Timeframes

Priority claim

Available

Novelty

Absolute Novelty

Originality

Yes

Individual character

Yes

Opposition Period

Special Case

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Requirements

  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Applicant data.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable).
  •  Product information.
  •  Graphical representation.
  •  Copy of the priority document (if applicable), certified, with a verified English translation..
  •  Deed of assignment, simply signed, with a verified English translation..
  •  Duration: 5 years from the date of the application and renewable twice for a total of 15 years.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Deed of assignment, certified or original, with verified English translation.
  •  Certificate of change of name, with verified English translation.
  •  Power of Attorney reflecting the new name, simply signed.
  •  Power of Attorney reflecting the new adress, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  License agreement, certified or original, with verified English translation.

Remarks: Examination: Formal examination Grace Period: 6 months

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Our office - Nigeria

77 Awolowo Road Lagos


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