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Trade Mark Information

International and Regional Arrangements:

  • Madrid Agreement:       Yes
  • Paris Union:                  Yes

Types of Trade Marks:

  • Goods and services


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

Filing Requirements:

  • Particulars of Applicant (name, address and nationality)
  • Power of Attorney incorporating an Arabic translation, legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate
  • Certificate of Incorporation, legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate
  • Representation of the mark
  • List of goods and / or services
  • Certified copy of the priority document

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

Renewal: Renewable every 10 years

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 1 887 000 km2
  • Population: 30.9 million
  • Capital: Khartoum
  • Currency: Sudanese Dinar
  • GDP:  $ 123.6 billion (2011)
  • Domain name extension: .sd
  • Languages: Arabic (official language), English
  • Exports: Cotton; sesame seed; meat; livestock; gum Arabi; sugar; oil and petroleum products
  • Imports:  Machinery and equipment; foodstuffs; manufactured goods; chemicals; textiles

International / Regional Conventions:

  • Berne Convention
  • Madrid Agreement on Marks
  • Madrid Protocol on Marks
  • Paris Convention
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • WIPO Convention
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