Choosing a ‘good’ trade mark (a lawyer’s take)

Thinking of a new brand name? There is a chance that the name you are thinking of using for your new business might not be protectable or that the use thereof can get you into a legal dispute.  There is a lot at stake when making this decision. You may find yourself in a position […]

Intellectual PropertyKim ErasmusSajidha GamieldienTrade Marks


All services at the Industrial Property Office (IPO) and the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) are suspended due to Strike Action. Some of these services include the making of payments, filing of applications, prosecuting matters and following up at the RGD and the IPO for all intellectual property matters.  We are informed that the reason behind the strike concerns […]

GhanaKim ErasmusMegan Moerdijk