June 23, 2015, Abuja, Nigeria — The Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry in Nigeria recently announced that it has developed a work plan to roll-out the following recordal types, paid for and filed online using the request form system.
- Change of name
- Change of address
- Registered user
- Other types.
According to the registry, the workplan has four core objectives. They are listed below:
- Collate the total number of pending applications for recordals and certificates(online and manual)
- Process them using the new recordal platform.
- Print out certificates where applicable
- Notify and dispatch documents to agents/applicants.
Below is the timetable released by the Registry for processing backlog of recordals and certificates.
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