Trademarks Attorneys Lesotho
We provide for the following Trademark services;
Trademark search & registration
- Trademark searches with Lesotho Intellectual Property Office
- Filing and prosecuting Trademark and Service Mark applications at the Lesotho Intellectual Property Office
- Infringement and validity opinion.
Post-registration services on:
- Recordal of Renewals
- Recordal of Assignment, change of name and/or Merger
- Recordal of Licensing and Franchising
Trademark Registration Application Filing Requirements in Lesotho:
- Name, address and nationality of the Applicant;
- One print of the proposed trademark (even for word marks in ordinary type);
- List of goods and services;
- List of Classes;
- Translation of Language of any non-English characters or words in the mark;
- Priority application number, country and date, if any;
- Certified copy of priority documents (with English translation),
- Power of Attorney (no notarization or legalization required)
- Lesotho follows the International Classification of Goods;
- Different applications must be filed for separate classification of goods for which the trademark is to be registered;
- The opposition period is within 2 months following publication.
- The trademark registration procedure lasts for 6 months.
- The Trademark protection lasts 10 years from the filing date.
- The Trademark registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.