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Submit trade mark registration documents
(last modified: 26/04/2018)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

0 mn  -  10 mn
90 days  -  178 days

Contact details

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

Gishushu, Nyarutarama Road , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: +250 252 585 179
Email: info@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw

Unit in charge

Intellectual Property Division

Mon: 07:00-17:00
Tue: 07:00-17:00
Wed: 07:00-17:00
Thu: 07:00-17:00
Fri: 07:00-15:00

Person in charge

Alexis Tuyizere

Registration Officer
Tel: 0788739883
Email: alexis.tuyizere@rdb.rw

Expected results

Journal receipt notice Journal receipt notice

Requirements

Representatives
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Payment receipt (original)
2. Application letter -TM
Application letter -TM (original)
addressed to the registrar general
3. Application form (trade mark)
Application form (trade mark) (original)
duly filled and signed
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Reproduction of the mark (Simple copy)
not exceeding 8cm of height and 10cm with 4 specimens
5. Nice Classification
Nice Classification
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of domestic company registration (Simple copy)
or certificate of incorporation from the country of origin if the company is foreign in which case the copy must be notarized
In addition, for an authorized representative
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (original + Simple copy)
of the authorized representative (passport or national ID)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Power of attorney (an authentic copy)
notarized

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.  10mn - Max.  20mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.  90 days - Max.  178 days

Legal justification

1. Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
articles 142, 143, 144

Additional information

Applicants who do not reside in Rwanda must be represented by an authorized industrial property agent in Rwanda.

The registration officer will inform the client by telephone and/or email when the registration certificate is ready. Additional information may be requested in the meantime.

Who certified this information ?

Balise RUHIMA, Division Manager, Intellectual Property, 08/07/2016

Recourse: Rwanda Development Board

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

Gishushu, Nyarutarama Road , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: +250 252 585 179
Email: info@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw

Unit in charge

Intellectual Property Division

Mon: 07:00-17:00
Tue: 07:00-17:00
Wed: 07:00-17:00
Thu: 07:00-17:00
Fri: 07:00-15:00

Person in charge

Blaise Ruhima Mbaraga

Division Manager
Tel: + 250 788 632 160
Email: blaise.ruhima@rdb.rw
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