Trade Mark Facts South Africa

Trade Marks Facts South Africa What is a Trade Mark A trade mark is a name, slogan or logo that distinguishes the brand of one entity from another. CIPC administers the register of trade marks in South Africa. The trade mark registration process in South Africa is...

Trademark Registration in China

Trademark Registration in China China is a first to file country and whomever first files a particular trade mark gets the rights. China recognises the goods and services classes from the Nice Classification and allows for multi-class filing. China trade marks are...

Trade Mark a Color in South Africa

Trade Mark a Color in South Africa The South African Trade Marks Act specifically provides for the registration of non-conventional trade marks, such as colors. A mark is defined as any sign capable of being represented graphically including, patterns, shapes,...

Register Business Name

Register a Company Companies that wish to transact with the formal sector, or that wish to access government support, are required to be registered with the CIPC.  To register a company is simple and inexpensive procedure if you follow the steps...

How to File a Trademark

How to File a Trade Mark Trade Mark Applications in South Africa A registered trademark represents the mark that distinguishes your products / services from others. Trademarks are filed with the intellectual property office in Pretoria an will be subject to certain...

Trademark Registration South Africa

Trademark Registration in South Africa Trademark Registration Timeframe 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,...

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...