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Djibouti Power of Attorney for Trademarks
POA

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Djibouti Trademark Law

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
10th edition —multiclass application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal grounds only
OPPOSITION
No provisions
EXTENSION OF TIME
Not possible for responding to office actions
PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation by any interested party if there has been no effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years preceding the date of filing for cancellation

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• A separate POA is required for each application
• All documents must be submitted at the time of filing
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Simple copy of latest certificate of registration
What you need to know
• Grace period of 6 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of change of name/address with French translation, notarized
• Simple copy of latest certificate of registration
What you need to know
• May be recorded for applications and registrations
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Deed of assignment or other instrument of title with sworn French translation, legalized
What you need to know
• Trademarks may be assigned with or without the goodwill of the business concerned
• May be recorded for registration only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of merger with sworn French translation, legalized
• Simple copy of latest certificate of registration
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• License agreement with sworn French translation, legalized
• Simple copy of latest certificate of registration
What you need to know
• License recordal is compulsory in order to be effective against third parties
• May be recorded for registrations only