Trademarks Registry: Public Notice on Data Capture Project

FEDERAL MINISTRY,OF TRADE & INVESTMENT
COMMERCIAL LAW DEPARTMENT
PUBLIC NOTICE ON DATA CAPTURE PROJECT

This is to notify the Public in General, Owners of Trademarks, Patent and Design Rights Owners and Legal firms/IP Practitioners that the Registry for Trademarks, Patents & Designs, Commercial Law Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, Abuja shall commence the digitization of  its Trademarks data with effect from 1st October, 2015.
2.     The objectives of the data capture exercise include the creation of a digitized database that would amongst others:

(i) Modernize and accelerate work process as well as service delivery;

(ii) Improve on the credibility of documents issued by the Registry;

(iii) Facilitate the conduct of electronic searches by both the Registry and stakeholders; and

(iv) Boost the confidence of investors in the Nigerian Economy.

3.     The Registry therefore implores Right Owners, Agents, IP Practitioners  and Stakeholders to demonstrate understanding and co-operation while this process lasts and to ensure that all their records with the Registry and promptly updated and/or renewed on/or before 28th September, 2015.

4.     For further inquiries, please contact any of the following:

(i)     Olusegun Adekunle (Registrar/Project Coordinator) Email: asimey2k@yahoo.com; asimey2k@gmail.comiponigeria@yahoo.com, Tel: 08033143326;
(ii)    Stella Ezenduka (Asst. Chief Registrar/Project Manager)  Email: stellaezenduka@yahoo.com, Tel: 08033348806;
(iii)    Eno-obong Usen        Email: enoyoung@yahoo.co.uk; iponigeria@yahoo.comTel: 07031651652

An official notification in this respect is hereby attached.

            Eno-obong Usen For: Registrar.

 
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