UGANDA: A NEW ACT BRINGS ABOUT CHANGE – SERVICE MARKS NOW AVAILABLE

Friday, October 01, 2010
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Relevant legislation did not provide for registration of service marks in Uganda. This situation has now changed as Uganda has assented to a new Act, No. 17 of 2010 (the Act) published in the Official Journal of 3 September 2010.rnrnThe 9th Edition of the International Nice Classification system has been adopted and service mark protection can be sought in classes 35 to 45.

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