How to Register a Patent in SA

How to register a Patent in South Africa Patent Registration Step-by-step guide on how to register a Patent in South Africa. Always keep your inventions a secret – Do not market or sell the inventions until the patent application has been filed. Obtaining a...

Complete Patent Application

Complete Patent Application Patent Application Process Obtaining a patent in South Africa is essentially a two-step process, with the two steps being spaced 12 months apart. Once a complete patent application has been filed, it is impossible to add additional matter....

Patent Applications in South Africa

Patent applications are submitted to the CIPC Offices in Pretoria, South Africa. Patent applications should include forms P1, P2 and P6 and if made by an attorney or agent, P3. It is important that the description of the specification that goes with form P6 is...