Trademarks Attorneys Rwanda


We provide for the following Trademark services;

Trademark search & registration

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 Rwanda:

  • Name, address and nationality of the Applicant;
  • A copy of the company registration certificate and ID or Passport of the representative of the company
  • 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 (notarization is required)

Further information;

  • Rwanda 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 7 years from the filing date.
  • The Trademark registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.
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