UGANDA: Design Applications

✓  Paris Convention

Design protection is obtainable via national filing or ARIPO.

Filing Requirements

Power of Attorney
No set deadline.

Drawings, photographs or other graphic representations of the design are required upon filing.

Description of the design
An indication of the kind of product/s for which the design is to be used.

Deed of Assignment
No set deadline.

Priority Documents
(if applicable) Requires a verified translation if not filed in English. There is no set deadline.

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. Renewal fees must be paid within 12 months preceding the renewal period.

Uganda Design Agents

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