Mauritius: registration of trademark

Mauritius is one of the more progressive countries of the African continent, where three procedures for registration of trademark are available to foreign entrepreneurs.

The cost of trademark registration in the Mauritius

The data is relevant for today 18.07.2019 - 21:01

Country Comprehensive review Registration service Registration certificate Total
Trademark registration in Mauritius
First class, Word mark OR Logo
76.00
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
76.00
First class, Word mark AND Logo:
No data
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
First class, Word mark OR Logo
684.00
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
144.00
First class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
First class, Word mark OR Logo
No data
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
No data
First class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
First class, Word mark OR Logo760.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo220.00 USD
First class, Word mark AND Logo0.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo0.00 USD

PHASES OF WORK

Step 1
Free Consultation *
During the free consultation, our experts will assist you in selecting the most optimal class under the ICGS
Step 2
Preliminary Check
Our lawyers will carry out an expert assessment of the emblem/logo/TM, ensuring it complies with the necessary requirements and the degree of resemblance between your trademark and already registered TM
Step 3
Payment
You can agree with us on the most convenient payment method
Step 6
Obtaining a Certificate
On request, the certificate of registration can be delivered to you via courier service
Step 5
Registration
The registrar reviews the application and attached documents; the procedure can be done without the client necessarily being present
Step 4
Submission of Documents
After completing a power of attorney, our specialists collect and prepare the necessary documents (including statement of use) and submit the application for trademark registration

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1. National one. It implies expansion of business or its establishment exclusively within the borders of Mauritius, and it is necessary to re-submit application to the jurisdiction of the selected country for subsequent opening of branches in other states of Africa.

2. Regional one. Mauritius is French-speaking state that is party to the OAPI. The system unites 16 countries of African continent with the purpose of creation of uniform space to protect intellectual rights, to which the trademark belongs. When submitting application to the OAPI, the operation of trademark is legal in the territory of all 16 participants of the system.

3. International one. The Madrid Agreement and the Protocol indicate Mauritius as one of the participating countries, and there are also 96 states parties to the foregoing system in addition to Mauritius. Trademark, approved according to the system of international procedure, provides for the right to develop business in all territories listed in the protocol of the agreement.

Law&Trust offers its clients the services of trademark registration in Mauritius. Experienced lawyers will provide assistance in selecting the system for registration, collecting the package of documents, translating the necessary forms, and send the abovementioned documents to the selected commission.

What is the procedure of considering application for registering a brand name in Mauritius?

The experts of the state verify the documents and the trademark for compliance with the laws of those countries where the brand will operate for the subsequent 10 years. Each brand should be represented by the logo without containing immoral elements, as well as details copied from the emblems of other companies. Agitation for illegal activities is also prohibited.

The package of documents should be translated into French that the official language of Mauritius. When reconciling it, the applicant company or natural person is examined and considered. At this stage, the accuracy of filling and translation is extremely important. Professional lawyers of Law & Trust guarantee qualitative interpretation of the forms, which accelerates the process of registration.

The final stage of consideration is the publication of information regarding new brand, which can be challenged by other companies or groups of individuals. Objections are accepted in due legal form and in the presence of reasonable grounds. If there are no objections, the commission issues authorization to the applicant for carrying out business activities in the territory of Mauritius.

The cost of registering trademark in Mauritius

The price of the service directly depends on the number of required documents in the list. The exact price can be calculated by our lawyer during personal conversation by phone or in chat. Certain data about the client and the company will be necessary to determine the cost. You can contact our lawyers at any time by e-mail.

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