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Submit copyright registration documents
(last modified: 23/09/2020)

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Costs

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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

Free of charge
5 mn  -  20 mn
5 days  -  15 days

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: https://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

Kellen Twinamatsiko

Examination Analyst
Tel: +250 787 302 043
Email: kellen.twinamatsiko@rdb.rw

Expected results

Journal receipt notice
copyright certificate
For individual applicants
1. Application letter - CR
Application letter - CR (original)
addressed to the registrar general
2. Copyright application form
Copyright application form (original)
duly filled and signed
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Work to be protected (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Summary of the work to be protected (original)
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (original + Simple copy)
of the applicant (passport or national ID)
For companies
1. Application letter - CR
Application letter - CR (original)
addressed to the registrar general
2. Copyright application form
Copyright application form (original)
duly filled and signed
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Work to be protected (Simple copy)
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Summary of the work to be protected (original)
5. 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
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

Cost

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Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Max.  10mn
Attention at counter: Min.   5mn - Max.   10mn
Waiting time until next step: Min.   5 days - Max.   15 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 195, 196, 197

Additional information

The registration officer will inform the client by telephone and/or email when the registration certificate will be ready.

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: https://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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