Trademark Registration in Tanzania and Zanzibar

Trademark Registration in Tanzania and Zanzibar, is conducted separately between the two States, as each has its own separate Law providing for what can be protected, the procedure to be followed during registration and Trademark registration validity period. Also, they have separate trademark offices, where the trademarks are filed and registered, being the Business Registration […]

Aripo – Mozambique acceded to the Banjul protocol on Trademark.

With regards to the terms of a notice published on the official ARIPO website on 17th May, 2020, Mozambique has acceded to the (ARIPO) Banjul Protocol on trademarks. The notice states that, “the Government of the Republic of Mozambique deposited its Instrument of Accession to the Banjul Protocol on Marks with the Director General of […]

Trademark Renewal in Rwanda.

The Law states that, existing trademark registrations can be renewed within ten years of the entry into force of the Law, i.e. by 14 December 2019 is the date that is due for renewal of all Trademarks filed before 14th December, 2009.