MOZAMBIQUE: Design Applications
✓ Paris Convention
Design protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO.
Power of Attorney
Must be notarised, is required upon filing.
Drawings or photographs of the design are required upon filing.
Deed of Assignment
No set deadline.
(if applicable) Together with a verified Portuguese translation, must be filed within 2 months of the filing date.
Priority can be claimed 6 months from the first filing date according to the Paris Convention.
Duration and Renewal
The design has an initial term of 5 years from the date of filing, with possible extensions of 4 further terms of 5 years each upon payment of the required renewal fees. There is a 6-month grace period to pay the renewal fees.
Mozambique Design Agents
Smit & van Wyk, Inc. design agents in Africa: Our services include design applications, maintenance and protection in Mozambique. The patent attorneys at our firm are dedicated individuals, skilled in their fields of practice, and can provide clear advice on complex legal matters to clients from all over the world.