SUDAN: Design Applications

✓  Paris Convention

Design protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO.

Filing Requirements

Power of Attorney
Must be notarised (no set deadline).

An indication of the method of production of the design and the class to which the design belongs.

Description of the design
The article to which the design will be applied must be stated.

Deed of Assignment
A Certificate of Incorporation, if applicable, must be legalised (no set deadline)

Priority Documents
(if applicable) Must be filed within 3 months of the filing date.

Further Information

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 two 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.

Sudan Design Agents

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