Legal Document

Title: Trade Mark Law and Pantents
Type: Law
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Issuing Date: 18-01-1975

Federal Government of Somalia

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Trade Mark Law and Patents

Low No. 33 

Date: 18 January, 1975

 

Article 3

Fees for inventions, Industrial Design & Trademarks from abroad are paid in US Dollars or equivalent currency recognized by the Central Bank of Somalia. If a Somali person or company resides in the country, the fees will be paid in Somali shillings, in accordance with the Tariffs attached to this Act.

Article 4

The Industrial Design Protection Period is 7 years from the date of registration of the Compensation application recognized by the Office.The trademark protection period is 10 years from the date of registration and recognized by the Office.

Article 5

This Law shall come into force upon the signature of the President of the Somali Democratic Republic (JDS) and shall be published in the Official Gazette of the Somali Democratic Republic before the Legislative Assembly for enactment. Mogadishu, 8 Dec, 1987

[Note] Please find the full ducument attached below for more information.

Download Somali: Trade Mark Law and Pantents

List Measures/Standards

Name Description Status Measures/Standards Measure Class
Requirements to obtain Trade mark Procedure Any Company or trader who wants to export/import into Somalia For one specified product has to follow requirements for Trade mark Procedure Active Measure Goods
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