Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Published in SUDAN Read 12872 times

We are aware that intellectual property laws are yet to be enacted in the new born state of South Sudan. However, a temporary trademark protection system under which trademarks may only be “reserved” has been established. All trademarks reserved will be registered as soon as a trademark law is promulgated and an official trademark register is established. It is not yet known if the protection period will be calculated from the reservation date or from the date of entering the trademark details in the new registration.

Sudan - IPO moving to new location

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Published in SUDAN Read 13861 times

The Intellectual Property Office in Khartoum, Sudan, is changing its present premises. Our Sudan Office has informed us that the IPO has already started moving its archives and equipment to a new location in Khartoum. The move was prompted by the expansions the IPO is witnessing at present in the services it provides to IP owners.

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