Botswana

BOTSWANA Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks Botswana is a landlocked country in Southern Africa with up to 70% of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. Botswana is currently Africa’s oldest continuous democracy and adopted its new name after becoming...

BOTSWANA: Trademark Applications

BOTSWANA: Trademark Applications << Back Trade Marks Patents Designs ✓  Paris Convention ✓  PCT ✓  ARIPO ✘  OAPI Trademark protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO. Filing Requirements Power of Attorney Scanned copy of simply signed Power of...

BOTSWANA: Patent Applications

BOTSWANA: Patent Applications << Back Trade Marks Patents Designs ✓  Paris Convention ✓  PCT ✓  ARIPO ✘  OAPI Patent protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO. Filing Requirements Power of Attorney (no set deadline). Specification,...

BOTSWANA: Design Applications

BOTSWANA: Design Applications << Back Trade Marks Patents Designs ✓  Paris Convention ✓  ARIPO ✘  OAPI Design protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO. Filing Requirements Power of Attorney No set deadline. Artwork Drawings, photographs or other...

Copyright in Africa

How to Copyright in Africa In general, any original work made by a qualified person is eligible for copyright in Africa. Originality refers to the fact that the author must have created the work through the application of the author’s own creativity and labour. A...

ARIPO: Trademark Applications

ARIPO: Trademark Applications Trade Marks Patents Designs ✓  Convention Priority ✓  International Classification ✓  Nice Agreement ✓  Multi-class Application ✘  Madrid Agreement ARIPO is a multi-national organisation with headquarters based in Harare, Zimbabwe. A...