Trademark Registration Ghana
|Flat fee incl. official fees||Yes|
|Multiple classes possible||no|
|Protection Period (years)||10|
|International Registration possible||Yes|
|Power of Attorney must be notarized||No|
|Process Duration (est. in months)||12|
Trademark Registration in Ghana
With this assignment you can order a trademark registration in Ghana. We will take care of everything that is necessary for the professional preparation of the trademark registration in Ghana, submission of the trademark application in Ghana and send the trademark certificate to you.
The price for trademark registration in Ghana includes our professional fees as well as the official trademark office fees for the trademark registration in Ghana without opposition.
The trademark registration order for Ghana includes the following tasks:
First, we check whether the trademark being registered is entitled to protection in Ghana (absolute grounds of refusal). Not all trademarks can be registered as trademarks. For instance, merely descriptive terms for the respective goods and services may not be registered as a trademark.
To avoid collisions between your trademark registration in Ghana and older trademarks we recommend to conduct a trademark search in Ghana which must be ordered separately.
We will e-mail you the prepared trademark registration documents for Ghana for your approval and file it then.
Once the trademark was registered in Ghana we send you the certificate.
Details about trademark registration in Ghana
I. Required documents
A signed power of attorney. Notarization and legalization are not required.
II. Application procedure
The procedure from application to registration takes approximately 12 months, provided that the application is not objected to by the office and no opposition is filed.
The application procedure includes an examination of the absolute and relative registrability.
Procedure: examination, registration, publication
IV. Opposition procedure
The opposition period is 2 months from the date of publication of the trademark application.
V. Requirements for the use of the trademark
the trademark shall be cancelled upon request of a third party if it is not used within the period of 5 consecutive years
VI. duration of validity
10 years from the date of the trademark application.
VII. trademark renewal
Renewal is possible for a period of 10 years at a time
the grace period in case of missing the renewal period is 6 months
Additional fees must be paid from the 1st day after the expiration of the trademark registration for the late trademark renewal