Requirements


Filing Requirements
Trademark/Service Mark/Collective Mark Applications

Note: All Powers of Attorney must be duly notarized.

1. A Power of Attorney must be duly notarized.

2. A certified extract of the entry of the applicant company in the commercial register, or a certified copy of the certificate of incorporation legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate. If not in English or Arabic, a certified and legalized translation of the extract in either language should be provided, legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate. Note: The Registrar in Sudan sometimes asks for a certified copy of the corresponding home registration of the trademark.
3. Sixteen prints of the trademark for each class.

4. A list of the goods and services to be covered by the application. The protection of the class cannot include all goods and services or the class headings; one item must always be excluded.

5. The meaning, if any, of a word mark.


Search Applications

1. Four prints of the trademark.

2. The class in which the search should be conducted.


Renewal of Trademark/Service Mark Registrations

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized.

2. The trademark registration number and class of goods.

3. The date of the expiration of the trademark registration. Assignment Applications

License Applications

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized.

2. A certified copy of the license agreement legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate (accompanied with its duly legalized English translation, if not in English).

3. A certified copy of the certificate of incorporation of the licensee legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate (accompanied with its duly legalized English translation, if not in English).

4. Legal Form No.4 to be completed (duly legalized and notarized).

If the licensee is Sudanese, the following additional documents are required:

5. A Certificate of Clearance to the licensee from the Sudanese Taxation Chamber.

6. A Certificate of Clearance to the licensee from the Sudanese Zakat Chamber.

7. An Approval Letter from the Sudanese Central Bank to the licensee.

8. An Approval Letter from the Sudanese Ministry of Industries to the licensee.

Note: There is no need for the Original Registration Certificate as the registrar will issue a Certificate declaring the license recorded.

Recordal of Merger

1- A power of attorney duly notarized.
2- Certificate of Merger together with its English translation if not in English or Arabic languages
legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate.

Assignment Applications:

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized.
2. A deed of assignment legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate (accompanied with its duly legalized English translation, if not in English).
3. A certified extract of the entry of the assignee in the commercial register, or a certificate of incorporation of the assignee, together with its English translation, if not in English, duly legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate.

4. Legal Forms Nos. TM 11 and TM 12 duly notarized.

Recordal of Change of Name and Address:

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized.

2. A certified copy of the change of name and or address certificate in the home country duly legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate. If not in Arabic or English, a sworn translation in either language of the document should be provided duly legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate.

Address:

Elasima Building , 13 Souq Garden City, 3rd Floor , Flat No. 301, Khartoum, Sudan

P.O. Box: 1623 Khartoum, Sudan
Telephone: (00249-1) 83763483
Fax: (00249-1) 83763484
Email: sudan@agip.com
Contact: Mohammad Al-Haj (Mr)

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