Zimbabwe registry still operational

We have received confirmation that operations at the Zimbabwe Registry and the ARIPO office which is based in Harare have not changed. The Registry office and ARIPO are operating as usual. The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) announced that it had taken over the country...

ZIMBABWE: Trademark Applications

ZIMBABWE: 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...

ZIMBABWE: Design Applications

ZIMBABWE: 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 or photographs are...

ZIMBABWE: Patent Applications

ZIMBABWE: 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 Must be filed within 6 months of the filing date....

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...