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Registration has to be renewed prior to the date of expiration of the immediately preceding 10-year period; however a grace period of 4 months is to be granted, at the expiration of which the mark shall be removed from the register. Upon payment of such surcharge as may be applicable and provided that no third parties’ rights result adversely affected, registration may be restored by filing an application within a term of 12 months commencing on the expiration date, if sufficient evidence of serious and valid reasons for non-compliance of the term for renewal are furnished by the proprietor of the mark.

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Patent Applications

1. A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Angolan Consulate or apostilled according to the Hague Convention.
2. The full particulars of the inventors and the applicants.
3. The title of the invention.
4. The specification and claims, together with an abstract of the invention in the English language for translation into Portuguese.
5. A set of the drawings, if any.
6. A legalized priority document with its English translation.
7. A duly legalized deed of assignment of the invention, if any.
8. International classification.

Note: The documents should be in the Portuguese language.

Please refer to the Office for obtaining the Power of Attorney.

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Requirements for Filing Design Applications

1. Name, nationality, occupation and address of the applicant.

2. A sample of the model or a graphic representation of the model or the design.

3. Description of the novelty and the utility that is conferred to a utility model or simply the novelty if it refers to an industrial design.


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AGIP Building No. 26, Prince Shaker bin Zaid Street, Shmeisani, Amman

  • P.O.Box 921100, Amman 11192, Jordan
  • Telephone: (00 962-6) 5 100 900
  • Fax: (00 962-6) 5 100 901
  • Email: africa@agip.com
  • Contact: Hanan Elayyan (Miss)