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Africa

Senegal

Senegal

Intellectual Property in SenegalOur team of Intellectual Property lawyers will assist with patent, design and trademark protection in the Senegal and Africa as a whole. Our team of Intellectual...

Cameroon

Cameroon

Intellectual Property in CameroonSmit & Van Wyk deals with Cameroon Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of Intellectual...

Senegal

Senegal

Intellectual Property in SenegalOur team of Intellectual Property lawyers will assist with patent, design and trademark protection in the Senegal and Africa as a whole. Our team of Intellectual Property attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources to give expert legal advice regarding your Intellectual Property portfolio. We can assist with the protection, prosecution and enforcement thereof. It is our mission to provide unparalleled service to our treasured clients by developing...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Intellectual Property in Burkina FasoSmit & Van Wyk deals with Burkina Faso Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

South Africa Designs

South Africa Designs

South Africa registered designs are split into two sections. 1. Aesthetic design which protects the appearance of an article, irrespective of the aesthetic value thereof (such as cell phones covers...

South Africa Designs

South Africa Patents

South Africa patents have a duration of 20 years and annual renewal fees are payable from the 3rd anniversary of the filing date. South Africa is a member of PCT and the Paris...

South Africa Designs

South Africa Trademarks

South Africa trademarks are valid for 10 years from the filing date and are renewable every 10 years thereafter. In South African trade mark law first-to-use is superior to first-to-file....

South Africa Designs

South Africa

Intellectual Property in South AfricaSmit & Van Wyk deals with South Africa Intellectual Property law including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Benin

Benin

Intellectual Property in BeninSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Benin Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Tanzania

Tanzania

Intellectual Property in TanzaniaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Tanzania Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Tunisia

Tunisia

Intellectual Property in TunisiaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Tunisia Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Zanzibar Trademarks

Zanzibar Trademarks

Zanzibar trademarks are valid for 10 years from the filing date and are renewable every 7 years thereafter. Generally speaking, a trademark is a name, signature, word, letter, numeral, shape,...

Zanzibar Trademarks

Zanzibar Patents

Zanzibar patents are valid for 10 years from the filing date and annual renewal fees are payable from the first anniversary of the filing date. We provide a full range of Intellectual Property legal...

Zanzibar Trademarks

Zanzibar

Intellectual Property in ZanzibarSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Zanzibar Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Zambia

Zambia

Intellectual Property in ZambiaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Zambia Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Madagascar

Madagascar

Intellectual Property in MadagascarSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Madagascar Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team...

Ghana

Ghana

Intellectual Property in GhanaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Ghana Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Botswana

Botswana

Intellectual Property in BotswanaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Botswana Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Algeria

Algeria

Intellectual Property in AlgeriaSmit & Van Wyk deals exclusively with Algeria Intellectual Property including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright and plant breeders’ rights. Our team of...

Madrid Protocol

Madrid Protocol

The Madrid Protocol is an international treaty designed to simplify the international trademark registration process. Using this process, registrants are able to complete a single application, in...

Madrid Protocol

Hague Agreement

The Hague Agreement is an organisation that facilitates registration and administration of Industrial Designs. A single application covers several countries.  It is necessary to designate the...

Seychelles Trademarks

Seychelles Trademarks

Seychelles trademarks are valid for 7 years from the filing date and are renewable every 14 years thereafter. Seychelles trademarks that have been registered are easier to enforce than their common...

Seychelles Trademarks

Seychelles Patents

Seychelles patents have a duration of 20 years from date of filing and annual renewal fees are payable from the first anniversary of the filing date. Seychelles is a member of PCT and the Paris...

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