South Africa 

Trademark - South Africa

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

Process

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

South Africa

Trademark Details and Timeframes

Priority claim

Available

Multi Class Application

Unavailable

Well-known Trademarks

Available

Body responsible for non-use cancellations

Court & IP Office

Search with legal opinion time frame

10 days

Time until registration

3 years

Opposition Period

90 days

Use requirement period

4 years

Requirements

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

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WIPO’s Conference promotes dialogue about IP in Africa

The International Conference Respect for IP – Growing from the Tip of Africa took place in South Africa, and brought together government ministers and policymakers, judges and senior enforcement officials, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, businesses, the legal fraternity and consumer groups, to share their ideas about how to reach an effective and balanced Intellectual Property – IP enforcement system on the continent. Has one major IP player in Africa, Inventa International actively participated in this event, contributing to a positive debate about the issues found daily, while working with different territories across Africa.

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