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Trade Mark Information

International and Regional Arrangements:

  • Madrid Agreement:      No
  • Paris Union:                Yes

Types of Trade Marks:

  • Goods and services
  • Collective marks
  • Certification marks
  • Defensive marks

Classification:

The International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) is applied.

Filing Requirements:

  • Particulars of Applicant (name, address and nationality)
  • Simply signed Power of Attorney
  • Representation of the mark
  • List of goods and / or services
  • Certified copies of the priority document with verified French translation and Home Certificate

Duration: The trade mark is registered 10 years from the filing date

Renewal: Renewable every 10 years

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 23 000 km2
  • Population: 0.7 million
  • Capital: Djibouti
  • Currency: Djibouti Franc
  • GDP: $ 2.1 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .dj
  • Languages: French, Arabic (official languages)
  • Exports: Hides and skins; coffee (in transit)
  • Imports: Foods and beverages; transport equipment; chemicals and pharmaceuticals; petroleum products; electrical appliances

International / Regional Conventions:

  • Berne Convention
  • Paris Convention
  • WIPO Convention
  • WTO/TRIPS
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