Requirements for South African Trade Marks
Trade Mark Applications
Please note that South Africa is not yet party to the Madrid Protocol
Power of Attorney (Trade Marks): This must be signed by the Applicant, and no legalisation necessary. This document must be executed and returned to us for lodging prior to acceptance. Representations: 15 representations per class, if it is a device mark.
Specification of Goods and Services
A listing of all international classes.
Priority documents: In cases where priority is claimed (within 6 months only), then the priority document must be executed and returned to us for lodging within 3 months of filing the application. (a separate trade mark application has to be filed for each class)
Priority date and number are required on the date of filing the application. Should you require any more information regarding the filing of patent, design, or trade mark applications, pleas feel free to contact us.