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Trademark Protection in Angola

Angola

REGISTRATION
Conventional
Word Mark Yes
Device Mark Yes
Series Mark No
Collective Mark Yes
Certification Mark No
Non Conventional
3 D Mark No
Sound Mark No
Scent Mark No
Slogan Mark No
Motion Mark No
Colour Mark No
Shape Mark No
Position Mark No
Texture Mark No
Taste Mark No
Well Known Trademark
No
Nice Classification
Yes, 10th Edition
Old British Classification
No
National Classification
No
Type of Class
Single Class
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
4 months
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time of Examination
Pre - Publication
Time Frame for Issuance of Examination Report
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Prior to Registration
Yes
Post Registration
Yes
Prior to Registration
8 months
Post Registration
No Limit
Initial Term
10 years
Effective Date From
Date of Application
Power of Attorney
Consulate Legalized
Incorporation Certificate
Consulate Legalized
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
Consulate Legalized
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Consulate Legalized
Priority Document (with required translation)
Certified
Declaration of Ownership
Consulate Legalized
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
Not required
Power of Attorney
N/A
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Power of Attorney
N/A
Incorporation Certificate
N/A
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A
Priority Document (with required translation)
N/A
Declaration of Ownership
N/A
Declaration of Nationality / Residence
N/A
Use Period
5 years
Effective Date for Use Period
Date of Registration
OPPOSITION AND COUNTER REPLY
Opposition Period
2 months
Counter Opposition Period
2 months
Acceptable Grounds of Opposition
Prior Registration with National Trademark Office Yes
Prior International / Global Registration Yes
Prior Use in the Application Country No
Bad Faith Yes
Well - Known No
Others (specify) No
Expected Time for Issuance of Decision
1 year
RENEWALS
Intial Term
10 years
Subsequent Renewal Term
10 years
Grace Period
Yes, 6 months
Restoration
Yes, 1 year
Change of Agent/Service Address required
Yes
Expected Time for Issuance of Renewal Certificate
12 months
Power of Attorney
Consulate Legalized
Registration Certification
Consulate Legalized
Last Renewal Certificate
Consulate Legalized
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
Consulate Legalized