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Regulation 3 —FEES

The following fees shall be paid in respect of applications, registrations and other matters under the Act. Such fees must in all cases be paid before or at the time of doing the matter in respect of which they are to be paid-

Matter or Proceeding Amount

N  K

Corresponding Form
 1 On application not otherwise charged to register a trade mark for a specification of goods included in one class .. 6. 00 Form 2
Ia. On application to register a series of trade marks under section 25( I) of the Act for a specification of goods included in one class 6. 00 Form 2
Ib. On application to register a defensive trade mark for a specification of goods included in one class 6. 00 Form 32
Ic. On application under section 43 of the Act to register a certification trade mark for a specification of goods included in one class 4. 00 Form 5
Id. On application made at the same time under section 43 of the Act to register one certification trade mark for specifications of goods not all included in one class –In respect of every classTotal fee in no case to exceed N80 for any number of classes 4. 00 Form 5
2 On a request to the Registrar to state grounds of decision relating to an application to register a trade mark and materials used .. 4. 00 Form 4
3 On notice of opposition before the Registrar under section 20 of the Act, for each application opposed, by opponent 6. 00 Form 6
3a. On lodging a counter-statement In answer to a notice of opposition under section 20 for each application opposed, by the applicant; or in answer to an application under any of the sections 31, 32, 38 and 39 of the Act by the proprietor in respect of each trade mark; or in answer to a notice of opposition under section 41 or section 42, for each application or conversion opposed, by the proprietor 4. 00 Form 7

 

*Note: The measurements used in this Schedule are English measurements and they can be converted into metric measurements as and when they arc required.

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Matter or Proceeding

Amount

N  K

Corresponding Form

3b.

On hearing of each opposition under section 20, by applicant and by opponent respectively; or on the hearing of an application under any of the sections 3I, 32, 38 and 39 of the Act, by applicant and bOy proprietor respectively; or on the hearing of an opposition under section 4 I or section 42 of the Act, by proprietor and by opponent respectively

6 00

Form 8

3c.

On notice of opposition before the appropriate authority under subparagraph (2) of paragraph 2 of the First Schedule to the Act for each application opposed, by the opponent

6 00

Form 37

3d.

On lodging a counter-statement II1 answer to a notice of opposition before the appropriate authority under sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 2 qf the First Schedule to the Act, for each application opposed, by the applicant

4 00

Form 38

3e.

On the hearing of each opposition before the appropriate authority under sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 2 of the First Schedule to the Act, by applicant and by opponent respectively ..

4 00

Form 39

4.

For one registration of a trade mark not otherwise charged for a specification of goods included in one class

6 00

Form 10

4a.

For one registration of a series of trade marks under section 25( I) of the Act for a specification of goods included in one class-

For the first mark 6 00

and for every other mark

4 00

6 00

2 00

Form 4

Form 10

 

 

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Matter or Proceeding AmountN  K Corresponding Form
4b. For registration under section 43 of the Act of a certification trade mark for a specification of goods included in one class 6 00 Form 10
4c. For registration upon application made at the same time of one certification trade mark, under section 43 of the Act, for specification of goods not all included in one class
In respect of every class ..
Total fee in no case to exceed N120 for any number of Classes
6 00

6 00

Form 10Form 10
4d. For one registration of a defensive trade mark for a specification of goods included in one class 8 00 Form 10
5. Upon each addition to the registered entry of a trade mark of a note that the mark is associated with a newly registered mark 1 00 Form 10
5a 5a. On an application to dissolve the association between registered trade marks. . 4 00 Form 20
6 6. On application to register a registered user of a registered trade mark in respect of goods within the specification thereof. . 8 00 Form 47
6a. On application to register the same registered user of more than one registered trade mark of the same registered proprietor in respect of goods within the respective specifications thereof and subject to the same conditions and restrictions in each case-
For the first markand for every other mark of the proprietor included in the application and statement of case
8 00
1 00
Form 74
6b. On application by the proprietor of a single trade mark under section 34(5)(a)of the Act to vary entries of a registered user thereof 8 00 Form 48
6c. On application by the proprietor of more than one trade mark under section 34(5)(a) of the Act to vary the entries of a registered user thereof-
For the first mark
and for every other mark. of the proprietor for which the same user is registered, included in the application
8 00
1 00
Form 48

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Matter or Proceeding Amount Corresponding
N k Form
section 34(5)(a) of tile Act to vary the
entries of a registered user thereof-
For the first mark 8 00 Form 48
and for every other mark. of the
proprietor for which the same
user is registered, included in the
application 00
6d. On application by the proprietor or
registered user of a single trade mark,
under section 34(5)(b) of the Act for
cancellation of the entry of a
registered user thereof 4 00 Form 49
6e. On application by the proprietor or
registered user ofmore than one trade
mark under section 34(5)(b) of the
Act for cancellation of the entries of
a registered user thereof-
For the first mark 4 00 Form 49
and for every other mark of the
proprietor for which the same
user is registered, included in the
application 0 40
6[ On application under section 34(5)(c) of
the Act to cancel the entry of a
registered user of a single trade mark 4 00 Form 50
6g. On application under section 34(5)(c) of
the Act to cancel the entries of a
registered user ofmore than one trade
mark-
For the first mark 4 00 Form 50
and fOJ every other mark of the
proprietor for which the same
user is registered, included in the
application 0 40
6h. On notice under section 34(6) of the Act
and regula tion 10J of these Regu
lations, of intention to intervene in
one proceeding for the variation or
cancellation of entries of a registered
user of trade marks 2 00 Form 51
7. On request to enter in the register and
advertise a certificate of validity,
under section 50 of the Act and
regulation 89 of these Regulations-
For the first mark 2 00
and for every other mark of the

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Matter or Proceeding Amount Corresponding
N k Form
proprietor for which the same
user is registered, included in the
application o 20
Ta. On application under section 35(4) of
the Act and regulation 78 of these
Regulations for extension of time for
registering a body corporate as sub
sequent proprietor of trade marks on
one assignment-s-
Not exceeding two months 2 00 Form 15
Not exceeding four months 4 00 Form [5
Not exceeding six months 6 00 Form 15
8. On application for directions by the
Registrar for advertisement of assign
ment of trade mark in use, without
goodwill-
For the first mark 4 00 Form 40
and for every other mark assigned
with the same devolu tion of
titic 00
Sa. On application for extension of time for
applying for directions for advertise
ment or assignment of trade marks in
use, without goodwill, in respect of
one devolution of title-
Not exceeding two months 2 00 Form 41
Not exceeding four months 4 00 Form 41
Not exceeding six months 6 00 Form 41

9. On application to register a subsequent proprietor in a case of assignment or transmission of a single trade mark-If made within six months from the date of acquisition of proprietorship or the coming into force of

these Regulations 8 00 Form 16 or 17 If made after expiration of six months but within twelve months from the date of

acquisition of proprietorship or

the coming into force of these

Regulations 5 00 Form 16 or 17

If made after expiration of twelve months from the date of acquisition of proprietorship or the coming into force of these Regulations 10 00 Form 16 or 17

FIRST SCHEDULE-continued Matter or Proceeding Amount Corresponding Nk Form 9a. On application to register a subsequent

proprietor of more than one trade
mark standing in the same name, the
devotion of title being the same in
each case-
If made within six months from the
date of acquisition ofproprietor
ship or on the coming into force
of these Regulations-For the first mark 5 00 Forml6or17
and for every other mark .. 1 00
If made after expiration of six
months but within twelve
months from the date of acquisi
tion or the coming into force of
these ReguIations-For the first mark 9 00 Form 16 or 17
and for every other mark .. 1 00
If made after expiration of twelve
months from the date of acquisi
tion of proprietorship or the
coming into force of these
Regulations-
For the first mark 10 00 Form 160r 17
and for every other mark .. 1 00

10. On application to change the name or description of a proprietor or a registered user of a single trade mark where there has been no change in the proprietorship or in the identity of the user 2 00 Form 22

10a. On application to change the name or description of a proprietor or a registered user of more than one trade mark standing in the same name, where there has been no change in the proprietorship or in the identity of the user, the change being the same in each case-

For the first mark 2 00 Form 22 and for every other mark a 40

II. For the renewal of registration of a trade mark at expiration of last registration 10 00 Form 12

II a. For renewal or registration of a series of

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Malter or Proceeding

trade marks under section 25(I) at

expiration of last registration-For the first mark of the series and ~or every other mark of the

series II b. For renewal of registrations of the same certification trade mark with the same date for goods in more than one c1assIn respect of every class .. Total fee in no case to exceed N 200 for any number of classes.

IIc. Additional fee under regulation 69 ..

IId. Restoration fee under regulation 70 ..

12. On an application to the Registrar for leave to add to or alter a single registered trade mark

12a. On an application to the Registrar for leave to add to or alter more than one registered trade mark of the same proprietor, being identical marks, the addition or alteration to be made, in each case being the same-

For the first mark and for every other mark

12b. On notice of opposition to application for leave to add to or alter registered trade marks, for each application opposed

13. For altering one or more entries of the trade or business address of a registered proprietor or a registered user of a trade mark where the address in each case is the same and is altered in the same way

(Unless exempted under regulation 82)For the first entry and for every other entry

  1. For every entry in the register of a rectification thereof or an alteration therein, not otherwise changed
  2. For cancelling the entry or part of the

Amount

N k

10 00 00

10 00

2 00

8 00

8 00

8 00 4 00

6 00

2 00

o 40 4 00

Corresponding

Form

Form 12

Form 12

Form 13 Form 14 Form 26

Form 26

Form 44

Form 19

Form 45

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Page

Malter or Proceeding Amount Corresponding Nk Form

entry of a trade mark upon the register on the application of the registered proprietor of the trade mark .. 00 Form 23 or 24

16. On application under sections 31, 32, 38 and 39 for rectification of the register or removal of trade mark from the register 10 00 Form 27

16a. On application for leave to intervene in proceedings under any of the sections 31, 32, 38 and 39 for rectification of the register or removal of trade mark from the register 6 00 Form 28

  1. On request, not otherwise charged, for correction of clerical error or for permission to amend application .. 2 00 Form 21
  2. On request by registered proprietor of a trade mark for entry of disclaimer or memorandum in the register 2 00 Form 25
  3. On application to the appropriate authority under regulation 94 to expunge or vary the registration of a certification trade mark or to vary the deposited Regulations of a certification trade mark or of certification trade marks of the same registered

‘proprietor where the Regulations are substantially the same 6.00 Form 36

19a. On request to the appropriate authority by the registered proprietor of a certification trade mark to permit alteration of the deposited Regu lations thereof-

For the Regulations of one such registration 4 00 Form 35

For the same or substantially the same Regulations of each other registration proposed to be altered 111 the same way and included in the same request .. 00

20. On application by registered proprietor under regulation 6, for conversion of specification ., 00 Form 42

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Form

Form 43

Form 29 Form 29

Form 30 Form 31

Form 31

Form 33

Form 33

24a.

Malter or Proceeding Amount

N k

On notice of opposition to a conversion of the specification or specifications

of a registered trade mark or

registered trade marks-For one mark For every other mark of the same

proprietor having the same specification For a search under regulation 118 in respect of one c1ass

Without application for the Registrar’s advice under regulation 22 With application for the Registrar’s advice under regulation 22

On request for the Registrar’s preliminary advice under regulation 22, for each trade mark submitted in respect of one class ..

For certificate of the Registrar (other than certificate under section 22(3» of the registration of a trade mark

For certificate of the Registrar (other than certificate under section 22(3» of the registration of a series of trade marks under section 25(I) ..

For cancelling or making one or more entries of an address for service of a registered proprietor or a registered user of a trade mark where the address in each case is the same, on application made after the registration in each case-

For the first entry and for every other entry included in the application

For altering one or more entries of an address for service in the register included in one application for alteration, where the address and alteration in each case are the same-For the first entry and for every other entry Total fee In no case to exceed N 100 for any number of entries

6 00 00

3 00 4 00

00

00

2 00

00 0 40

1 00 0 40

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Matter or Proceeding Amount

Nk

27. For insI?~cting Register or notice of opposition, counter-statement or decision in connection with any opposition or application for rectific ation of the register relating to any

‘particular trade mark, for every quarter of an hour .. a 40

  1. For permission to search amongst the classified representations of trade marks, for every quarter of an hour o 40
  2. For office copy of documents for every 100 words (But never less than 25) o 20
  3. For photographic copy of documents Cost according

to agreement

  1. For certifying office copies, MS or photographic or printed matter 00
  2. For extra space in the Journal advertisement, in cases where the printing block for the trade mark exceeds 21 inches in breadth or depth or in breadth and depth-

For every inch or part of an inch over 21 inches in breadth 0 80 For every inch or part of an inch over 2! inches in depth 0 80

Corresponding Form

L.N. 24 of 1968.

 

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