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Requirements for Filing Trademark Applications

1. Name of the trademark.
2. Name and address of the owner of the trademark.
3. A logo or copy of the trademark from which very tiny copies of the mark (referred as Bromides) are produced for use in the registration process.
4. Three original copies of duly executed Form 1 - Authorization of Agent.

The Certificate of Registration of the Trademark is issued approximately 18 months after the application for registration is accepted. The reason for this lengthy period is because the Certificate of Registration is issued only after publication in the Trademark Journal and the Trademark Journal is not published regularly so, there is always a waiting list of between 12 - 18 months for outstanding trademarks to be published. However, once a search is conducted and a letter of acceptance is issued by the Trademark Registry, in practice ... More details


Requirements for Filing Patents Application

1. A simply signed power of attorney.
2. Specifications and claims in English.
3. Two sets of the formal drawings, if any.
4. A deed of assignment, if mentioned in the application.
5. A priority document along with a sworn translation in English (if it is in any other language) to claim convention priority.
6. Application form signed by the applicant.

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Requirements for Filing Design Applications

1. A request for registration of the design.

2. The applicant's full name and address, and if that address is outside Nigeria, an address for service in Nigeria.

3. Four specimens of the design or photographic graphic representations of the design with any printing block or other means of reproduction.

4. An indication of the kind of product (or where a classification has been prescribed, the class of product) for which the design will be used.

5. If the application is made by an agent, a signed Power of Attorney is required. Legalization or certification of the signature of the Power of Attorney is not required.

6. The prescribed fee.

7. Where appropriate, a declaration signed by the true creator requesting that he be named as such in the Register and giving his name and address.

8. Statement of ... More details


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  • Contact: Emeka Okekeze (Mr.), Samer Jamhour (Mr.)

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