Trademark Update: Uganda

Authors

Nazli Naidoo
A trade mark attorney with a focus on Africa.

Share this

Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

The Registrar General has issued a public notice on 14 June 2021 concerning the renewal of expired trade mark registrations in Uganda. 

In terms of this notice, a trade mark owner of an expired registration has until 14 July 2021 to have it renewed by paying the prescribed renewal fee together with the late renewal fee. On expiry of the 30-day period, any expired registration not renewed, will be struck off the register. 

The Ugandan Registration Services Bureau (URSB) has published a list of over 4000 expired marks affected by the notice. The list of marks can be viewed HERE.

We are reviewing the list of expired registrations to ensure that none of our clients’ marks have been included, but please contact us if you need any assistance in this regard.

View this article in World Trademark Review here.

By Nazli Naidoo, Trademark Attorney

Recent news

Cape Town Based Intellectual Property Law Firm Wins Prestigious Award

Cape Town Based Intellectual Property Law Firm Wins Prestigious Award

Intellectual property law firm Von Seidels won the “Patent Firm…
Mandatory to Record IP Rights for Goods Imported Into Kenya

Mandatory to Record IP Rights for Goods Imported Into Kenya

Kenya has taken a robust approach to anti-counterfeiting by putting…
2022 Awards by IP STARS (Managing IP)

2022 Awards by IP STARS (Managing IP)

Von Seidels is shortlisted for three 2022 awards by IP STARS…