TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN ANGOLA
Filling Trademark Application in Angola
Our Trademark Attorney, will check whether the trademark to be registered is entitled for protection in Angola. Once the Trademark is checked, the competent Trademark Attorney, will then File and prosecute the Trademark or Service Mark applications with Angola Trademarks Registry.
We will require the following information and documents to register trademark in Angola;
- Name, address and nationality of the Applicant; A certificate of incorporation legalized by Angolan Embassy.
- One print of the proposed trademark (even for word marks in ordinary type);
- List of goods and services;
- List of Classes;
- Priority application number, country and date, if any;
- Power of Attorney (notarization and legalization by Angolan Embassy is required)
Angola follows the International Classification of Goods, Multiclass application is not allowed, different applications must be filed for each class of the trademark if the Trademark is to be registered in more than one class;
Once filed, examined and accepted the Trademark application shall be published and the opposition period is within 2 months following publication.
Registration and Renewal
The Trademark is registered for the first 10 years from the filing date, and The Trademark registration is renewable indefinitely for periods of 10 years upon each renewal. The trademark renewal can be requested during the grace period of four (4) months after expiration, upon payment of a late renewal fee.
The Trademark registration will be subject to cancellation actions based on lack of use, if it is not used for two consecutive years (2) after registration of the trademark.
Other Trademark Related Services.
We can also assist you with Trademark Monitoring, Recordial Change of names and Address, Recordial of Assignment and Merger.