SIERRA LEONE – Compulsory availability search

A compulsory availability search is now conducted by the Sierra Leone Registry upon filing an application for a trade mark. Compulsory availability search There have been changes in the administrative processes at the Sierra Leone Registry, one of which is that, upon submission of an application for a trade mark, a compulsory availability search is […]

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Africa Update 2020 – Sierra Leone

Trade Mark Prosecution: Update The Registry is applying the provisions of the 2014 Act, although the date of the Act has not yet been made available. As per our previous update, it is now possible to file for trade mark applications covering both goods and services. Under the previous Act, it was not possible to […]

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