Trademark Registration South Africa

A trademark registration in South Africa is filed with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in Pretoria, together with details of the applicant, details of the trademark, classes, list of goods and services, and a signed power of attorney. Before...

TM Registration

A TM registration (trademark registration) may be done by a qualified trademark attorney or trademark practitioner. When a trademark (Name, Slogan, Logo, Shapes, 3D Marks, Colours) has been registered, competitors may not use your trademark, or one that is confusingly...

Brand Names to Distinguish Products & Services

Brand names are used to identify and distinguish specific products, services or company names from that of competitors. Brand names can be in the form of signs, symbols, slogans, names, shapes and colours combined with any of the above to create a unique...

Trademark Process (TM1 and TM2 Forms)

Trademark Process TM1 and TM2 Forms Examples Name, Slogan, Logo, Shapes, Three-dimensional Marks, Gestures, Olfactory (smells / scents), Sounds / Tunes, Tastes, Textures, Colors, Holograms, Motions / Multimedia, Positions. Duration Once a trademark is registered in...