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Trade Mark Information

International and Regional Arrangements:

  • Madrid Agreement:      No
  • Paris Union:                Yes

Types of Trade Marks:

  • Goods and services
  • Certification 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 copy of the priority document

Duration: The trade mark is registered 7 years from the filing date

Renewal: Renewable every 14 years

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 924 000 km2
  • Population: 152.2 million
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Currency: Naira
  • GDP:  $ 369.8 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .ng
  • Languages: English (official language)
  • Exports: Petroleum and petroleum products; cocoa; rubber
  • Imports:  Machinery; chemicals; transport equipment; manufactured goods; food and live animals

International / Regional Conventions:

  • Berne Convention
  • Paris Convention
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent Law Treaty
  • Rome Convention
  • WIPO Convention
  • WTO/TRIPS
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