Intellectual Property Editorial

Trademark Renewal in Nigeria

October 28, 2019 Ufuoma Akpotaire

Trademark Registration allows individuals and businesses to protect words or visual symbols which they use to distinguish their goods or services from other similar goods or services originating from a different business. In Nigeria, trademarks […]

Intellectual Property Editorial

What it Takes to Renew Trademarks in Nigeria

April 28, 2017 Ufuoma Akpotaire

In Nigeria, trademarks are valid for 7 years from the date of the initial application. Following the initial period of registration, Applicants may renew trademarks from time to time. Each renewal is valid for 14 years from […]

International News

New Rules for Renewal of Trademarks in Ethiopia

May 23, 2016 Bob Aroture

May 23, 2016 — The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) has issued a Notice requiring owners of trademarks whose trademarks are up for renewal to ensure that the renewals are published in the official gazette and also […]