Trademark Registration in Africa

Trademark Registration in Africa

Bonamark registers trademarks in more than 40 countries of Africa through its network of experienced attorneys.

In order to register your trademark in a country, you will require a professional. Someone with experience, who knows what to do and how to get your trademark registered in this particular country, who is familiar with the local laws and regulations, who can advise you on how better protect your mark. Our local trademark attorneys will be happy to help you protect your intellectual property. Our specialists participated in hundreds of trademark cases worldwide and will provide you with timely support during the registration process.

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Register a trademark: basics

Register a trademark: basics

You can register your trade mark to protect your brand, the name of your product or service. Your trade mark must be unique, it can include words, sounds, logos, colors.

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What is the difference between copyright and trademarks?

The difference is fairly simple when we talk about words. Trademarks cover separate words and sentences and copyright covers long texts. What can be copyrighted normally can’t be trademarked and vice versa. But this applies only to the word parts, when we come to protecting logos, everything is quite different.

A logo can be protected by copyright and trademark at the same time!

How to avoid the confusion and get an optimal protection for your trademark/logo?

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Objections and oppositions

We all want a trademark registration to be a straightforward process without any obstacles and delays. However, the truth is that sometimes trademarks receive objections or oppositions.

In this article, we will explain what these objections are and what you can do to avoid them.

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3 Ways to Get a Registered Trademark

3 Ways to Get a Registered Trademark

Comprehensive manual to getting a trademark registered.

Unless you are an attorney, it’s very easy to get confused with all these terms “Classification of Nice”, “Basis for filing” and etc. But, do you really have to master these if all you want is ®?

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