ESWATINI: Design Applications

✓  Paris Convention

Design protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO.

Filing Requirements

Eswatini is formerly known as Swaziland.

Design protection may be obtained by re-registration of a South African design.

Certified copy of South African design which is required upon filing.

Power of Attorney
No set deadline.

Further Information
UK Design

The design remains in force for as long as the UK design on which it is based remains in force.

Duration and Renewal
No separate renewal fees are payable.

South African Re-Registered Design

Duration and Renewal
The design remains in force for as long as the SA design remains in force.

Duration and Renewal
Renewal fees are payable 5 years from the filing date of the South African design. A functional design can be renewed for a further 5-year period and in the case of an aesthetic design for two further 5-year periods, provided the corresponding South African renewal fees have been paid.

Eswatini Design Agents

Smit & van Wyk, Inc. design agents in Africa: Our services include design applications, maintenance and protection in Eswatini. 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.