Nigeria


Trademark Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • Simply signed power of attorney
  • A certified copy of priority application (if claimed) within 2 months from the date of filing.
  • Classes and specification of goods/services
  • A copy of the trademark
Time for trademark registration: 10~14 months

Note:

  • Multiple Class Registration is not available
  • No Extra Fees for Color/Design Mark
  • No extra fees for long Goods/Services

Patent Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • The inventor's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • Simply signed power of attorney
  • A deed of assignment will only be required if the inventor is different from the applicant
  • Legalized Priority documents is not required
  • Commercial Registration Certificate is not required
  • Please note that where the specifications and drawings are in a language other than English, a notarized translation to English language will be required.
  • PCT National Phase : Available.

IP Treaties Membership:

Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty, Berne Convention, Patent Law Treaty


For registration fees, POA/DOA forms, trademark renewal, patent/design annuity, assignment, license, opposition, enforcement,litigation or other inquiries, please email us at: info@aiptlaw.com

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Saudi Arabia: Subject to presenting a valid excuse, the Saudi patent office (SPO) has approved an extension of time for claiming priority in entering the national phase for the PCT applications. The Applications will be afforded the opportunity to file their late applications claiming their earliest priority. It's worth mentioning that the applicant must mention the reasons that made him unable to file his application within the thirty (30) month deadline.

June 12, 2018


AIP&T: Atty. Mohammad Al-otaishan LLM, managing partner of AIP&T was rated as No. 1 Individual IP Lawyer in Saudi Arabia as per statistic made by WTR 2018 (http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com). The statistic is based on market feedback.

June 6, 2018

Kuwait: As of 27th of February 2018, the Kuwaiti patent office has started accepting PCT examination.

February 27, 2018

Egypt: AIP&T’s branch in Cairo, Egypt has opened in 2018 with a full operation of more than 12 professionals.

February 16, 2018