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Sudan Address

P.O. Box 715 Khartoum 11111 Sudan
Tel: 249 183 575600 
Fax: 249 183 575601 
Contact Person: Isam Hassan 
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  • Street Address

    Flat No.7 – Third Floor Building No.9, Bloack 7/8 A-E East of AlOsrah Bank ( Head Office)  Khartoum South Khartoum, Sudan


  • General Information

    1. Classification - 9th edition – single class filing. Class 33 and alcoholic goods in class 32 cannot be registered
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Both formality and substantive
    4. Opposition Period - 8 months from publication date
    5. Extension of time - Possible for filing counter oppositions and responding to office actions
    6. Term of Protection - 10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
    7. Use – Mark is vulnerable to cancellation action by interested parties in the event of no bona fide use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years after registration date

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly notarized.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Association or Incorporation, if the applicant is a corporate body, duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • In case of claiming priority, a certified copy of a corresponding home or foreign application of the trademark.

  • Renewal

    • Power of Attorney duly notarized.

  • Assignment

    • Deed of Assignment, duly legalized by theSudanese Consulate.
    • Certificate of Incorporation of the assignee duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney from the Assignee duly notarized.

  • Change

    • Certificate of Change of Name and/or Address duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney, in the new name and/or address, duly notarized.

  • Merger

    • Certificate of Merger duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney from the company surviving the merger duly notarized.

  • License

    • License Agreement duly legalized by theSudanese Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney from the Licensee, duly notarized
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation of the Licensee, duly legalizedby the Sudanese Consulate.

  • Customs Recordal

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant duly notarized.
    • Certified copy of the certificate of registration of the relevant trademark.
    • Certificate of Incorporation or Extract from its Commercial Register, duly notarized.
    • Print of each relevant trademark.
    • Certified copy of the contractual exploitation agreement, in case of local licensee.
    • Prints of the genuine products, (optional).

  • General Information

    1. Search - Available
    2. Examination – Formality and unity of invention only
    3. Publication - Published on grant
    4. Opposition - 2 months from publication date
    5. Annuities -The annuity for patent application filed shall be due for payment starting from the 1st annuity at the beginning of each calendar year
    6. Term of protection - 20 years from  filing date
    7. Exploitation - Yes, within a period of four years from the date of the filing of an application, or three years from the date of the grant, whichever period expires last

  • Filing Requirements- PCT Route

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Copy of International Preliminary Examination Report or a copy of International Search Report.
    • Copy of PCT Publication.

  • Filing Requirements- National Route

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Association or Incorporation, if the applicant is a corporate body, duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.

  • General Information

    1. Term of Protection - 5 years from filing date
    2. Examination - Formality and novelty
    3. Application with multiple figures - Acceptable for up to 50 figures
    4. Opposition Period - 2 months from publication date
    5. Renewal - Allowed for two consecutive terms of 5 years eachwith a grace period of 6 months allowed to pay renewal fees after the lapse of the legal period on condition that a late renewal fee is paid
    6. Registration Time Frame - Between 6 months and one year

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or the certificate of Incorporation, duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Specimen of the industrial Design or a photographic picture or a sketch drawing, showing clearly the design (in colors if applicable).
    • Certified copy of the priority document, in case of claiming priority.

  • Registration Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or the Certificate of Incorporation, duly legalized by the Sudanese Consulate.
    • In the application, the applicant is required to state:  
      • An administrative and a technical contact.
      • IP addresses of a primary and a secondary name server.

  • Membership Of International Bodies

    • World Intellectual Property Organisation
    • World Trade Organization (observer status)
    • African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
    • Berne Convention
    • Paris Convention
    • Patent Law Treaty
    • Madrid Agreement &Protocol,
    • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
     

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    Deed Of Assignments (DS)
     
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