Angola

Angola

classification
Classification
11th edition — single class application
Search
Possible for word and device marks
examination
Examination
On absolute and relative grounds
opposition
Opposition Period
60 days from publication date
protection-term
Protection Term
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
use
Use
Vulnerable to cancellation if mark has not been used for 5 years from registration

Filing Requirements

Legalized POA required for all of the below procedures

Filing Requirements

  • Certificate of Incorporation/Extract from Commercial Register, notarized
  • Certified copy of the priority document if claimed

What you need to know

  • All documents must be translated into Portuguese
Equivalent Search
Patent applications and patents may be searched by title, patentee name and PCT number at the patent office
examination
Examination
As to form
publications
Publication
Applications are published after grant
opposition
Opposition
60 days from publication date
annuities
Annuities
Maintenance fees are payable annually
protection-term
Protection Term:
15 years from the international filing date

Filing Requirements

Legalized POA required for all of the below procedures

Filing Requirements

  • Copy of International Publication
  • Copy of International Search report
  • Copy of International Preliminary Report on Patentability
  • Specification, claims and abstract in Portuguese (an English specification can be filed provided a Portuguese title is filed with the English specification, and a verified Portuguese translation must be filed shortly thereafter)
  • Formal drawings, if applicable, (required on the day of filing)
  • Deed of assignment (notarized and legalized) (can be late filed within three months)
  • Priority document with verified Portuguese translation of the covering page (can be late filed within three months)
protection-term
Protection Term
5 years from the filing date renewable for an additional term of five years
examination
Examination
As to form and novelty
publications
Application with Multiple Figures
Admissible for up to 50 figures
classification
Locarno Classification
No
opposition
Opposition
60 days from publication date

Filing Requirements

Legalized POA required for all of the below procedures

Filing Requirements

  • Drawings, photographs or a sample of the industrial design or utility model
  • Indication of the kind or class of the product for which the industrial design or utility model will be used
  • Certified copy of priority document, if priority is claimed
  • Deed of assignment, notarized and legalized

What you need to know

  • Drawings and samples are required at the time filing. All other documents may be filed within three months

Saba House, Saïd Freiha Street, Hazmieh, Beirut, Lebanon
P.O. Box 11-9421

T. +961 5 45 48 88
F. +961 5 45 48 44
E. angola@sabaip.com
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.