A mark is any visually perceptible sign in particular words including personal names, letters, numerals, figurative elements and combinations of colours as well as any combination of such signs capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings.
Types of Mark
What is a Trademark?
A trademark is any mark capable of distinguishing the goods of one undertaking from those of other undertakings in trade.
What is a service mark?
A service mark is any mark capable of distinguishing services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings in trade.
Absolute Grounds for Refusal
Relative Grounds for Refusal
Rights of the Registered Mark Owner
The registered mark owner shall be enjoyed the following rights;
Why Should Your Company Protect Your Marks?
Term of Registration of Mark
The term of registration of mark is 10 years from the filing date for the registration of mark.
After expiry of 10-year term of registration, may extend each registration for a term of 10 years at a time.
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