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Obtain trade mark registration certificate
(last modified: 31/03/2020)

You can obtain this step online

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Contact details

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

KG 220 St , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: 1415 / +250 727 775 170
Email: info@rdb.rw, investorfeedback@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw
Directions: Google maps

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: +250 788 739 883
Email: alexis.tuyizere@rdb.rw

Expected results

Trade Mark registration Certificate

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Journal receipt notice (original)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (original + Simple copy)
of the applicant (passport or national ID)
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

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn

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 147, 148
2. RDB Public Notice - 17 March 2020
RDB Public Notice - 17 March 2020

Additional information

The validity of the registration of a trade mark is 10 years from the filing date of the application for registration.

The applicant may request renewal for an additional 10 years by letter to the Registrar General and pay a fee of RWF 80,000. In case of delay, a surcharge of RWF 20,000 is applicable. A 10 months grace period is given before the surcharge is applied.

Who certified this information ?

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

Recourse: Rwanda Development Board

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

KG 220 St , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: 1415 / +250 727 775 170
Email: info@rdb.rw, investorfeedback@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw
Directions: Google maps

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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