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Patents and Trade Marks Office Closed Over Christmas

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Notice from the South African Patent and Trade Marks Office (CIPC)

20 December 2018

Notice is hereby given (in terms of  and for the Acts mentioned in the schedule below), that the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) will be closed to the public from 10h00 on Friday 21 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019.

This applies to CIPC offices at…

  • The dti Campus (77 Meintjie Street, Block F – Entfutfukweni) in Sunnyside, Pretoria;
  • Shop Number 3, Norton Rose House, Riebeeck Street, Thibault Square, Cape Town;
  • Shop Number L3-09, Level 3, Sunnypark Shopping Centre, Cnr. Steve Biko & Robert Sobukwe Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria;
  • Shop Number L5-03, Level 3, Sunnypark Shopping Centre, Cnr. Steve Biko & Robert Sobukwe Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria;
  • Shop R02, 6 Hollard Street, Marshalltown;
  • (CIPC Officials) at Trade & Investment KwaZulu Natal (TIKZN) situated at 1 Arundel Close, Kingsmead Office Park, Kingsmead Boulevard, Stalwart Simelane Street, Durban,

…and will re-open at 08h00 on Tuesday 2 January 2018

Lodgment of documents will be accepted on Thursday 20 December 2018 until 15h30.

The days from Friday 21 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 will be regarded as dies non for purposes of the stated Acts.

Schedule

  • Trade Marks Act, 1993
  • Patents Act, 1978
  • Design Act, 1993
  • Copyright Act, 1978
  • Companies Act, 2008
  • Close Corporations Act, 1984
  • Co-operatives Act, 2005
  • Registration of Copyright in Cinematographic Film Act, 1977

Source: CIPC

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