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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
  • Defensive marks
  • Series 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 10 years

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 241 000 km2
  • Population: 33.4 million
  • Capital: Kampala
  • Currency: Ugandan Shilling
  • GDP:  $ 41.7 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .ug
  • Languages: 11 official languages: English (official language), Swahili, Luganda
  • Exports: Coffee; cotton; tea; gold; fish products; horticultural products
  • Imports:  Petroleum; cereals; medical supplies; capital equipment; vehicles

International / Regional Conventions:

  • Banjul Protocol (of ARIPO)
  • Paris Convention
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • WIPO Convention
  • WTO/TRIPS
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