Paths to protection
Ways to protect your invention
Patents are a way of protecting your inventions. By filing a successful patent you will be awarded a monopoly to exploit your invention for a period of time.
National Patents are the most effective way of defending your invention if you only require protection in a single jurisdiction. If this is not enough for your needs, this country has signed international agreements on patents, which facilitate their internationalization:
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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.
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Patent Details and Timeframes
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National Filing Requirements
Remarks: Currently, Namibia does not conduct a substantive examination. However it may start conducting it when the Industrial Property Act comes into operation.