Trademark - Ethiopia

Register your Trademark

Register your trademark with Inventa International and benefit from the following advantages:

Strategic Advice

Our specialists will review the information you provide and advise you on the best strategy to increase your chances of success in obtaining a trademark and protecting your brand.

We prepare the application

We will be in charge of all the procedings related to filing a trademark application based on the chosen strategy.

Trademark Maintenance for 10 years

Inventa International keeps a close eye on every event related to your trademark.

Client Area available

We provide you a secure web based client area to manage your Intellectual Property assets.

Trademark Registration


Monitor the process from the preparation for the trademark application to its maintenance phase. Inventa International will accompany you every step of the way.


Trademark Details and Timeframes

Priority claim


Multi Class Application


Well-known Trademarks


Body responsible for non-use cancellations

IP Office

Search with legal opinion time frame

18 days

Time until registration

2 years

Opposition Period

60 days

Use requirement period

3 years


  •  Applicant data.
  •  Sample of the mark (not required for word marks).
  •  List of goods and/or services.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable).
  •  Certificate of Incorporation.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.
  •  Deed of Assignment.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.
  •  Certificate of change of name.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.
  •  Certificate of change of address.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.
  •  License agreement.
  •  Power of attorney, legalized.

Remarks: All documents must be legalized up to an Ethiopian consulate.

Latest news


Ethiopia will not receive official fees for 7 days

The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office has announced that it will not receive any official fee from July 2 until July 8 of 2018 due to the closure of 2010 Ethiopian Calendar Year’s budget. All official fees to be instructed within the above time frame will be paid after July 8.

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