IP & Trademark registration in Seychelles | From US$ 499
Seychelles IP & Trademark fees
From US$ 499
- Assist you in submitting the application to the Seychelles Intellectual Property Office.
- Fill-up the application form with the Registrar.
- Take about 8 to 12 months to registration.
- The trademark registration will be published in the Gazette.
- The registration of a mark may be renewed for consecutive periods of 10 years each.
Trademark is known as letters, words, names, signatures, labels, devices, tickets, shapes and colour, or any combination of these elements. It is used as a sign to distinguish your business’ goods or services from those of other traders.
Registered trademark will grant the owner of the mark the right to use and exploit the trademark in the jurisdiction of its registration. It also helps you to have certain priorities and advantages in registering the trademark in other jurisdictions.
Detail procedure for Trademark Registration in Seychelles:
With our experience, we will able to assist you in submitting the application to the Seychelles Intellectual Property Office. If there are no deficiencies in the application and no objections to the trademark then the whole application process can take about 8 to 12 months from receipt of application to registration.
1. Making your trademark.
You will design a distinctive trademark by yourself. But there are some types which shall not be admissible for registration, according to section 65 Chapter 1 Part VI of Seychelles Industrial Property Act.
2. Application filing.
We will support you fill-up application form with the Registrar for registration of a trademark. The application shall contain a request, a reproduction of the mark and a list of goods/services which was listed in the relevant classes of international classification. Due to the Republic of Seychelles is a party in the Paris Convention, the application may contain a declaration claiming a right of priority.
3. Review the application.
The Registrar shall examine and determine whether the application meets the requirements. In case the Registrar finds that the requirements have not been satisfied, the applicant has to make the required corrections within 60 days, or the application shall be considered withdrawn.
After the examination, the Registrar finds that the application is acceptable, it shall publish in the Gazette a notice inviting opposition against the registration of the mark at the cost of the applicant.
4. Successful registration
The Registrar shall register a mark, public in the Gazette a reference to the registration and issue the Certificate of Registration where it finds that the conditions and the regulations are fulfilled, the request has not been opposed, or it has been opposed but the opposition has been rejected.
The registration of a mark may be renewed for consecutive periods of 10 years each. The renewal shall be made within 6 months before the date on which the renewal is due and shall end at the earliest 6 months after that date.