1.Full name, street address and description of the applicant (including trading style, if any, and state/country of incorporation, if incorporated).
2.List of goods and/or services.
3.A simply signed power of attorney.
4.Twelve prints for a device mark - not exceeding 9 cm x 9 cm
1.The 42 classes of the International classification of goods and services are followed for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. The 34 classes of the International classification of goods are followed for Malawi and Uganda.
2.Paris Convention priority may be claimed when application is filed.
1.Duration : 10 years from date of application and renewable for further periods of 10 years.
2.Use : Determined on a purely national basis. In most contracting countries, within five years of registration and thereafter, non-use for a continuous period of five years longer may render a registration vulnerable to removal by an aggrieved party.
3.Marking : Not compulsory but highly recommended.
4.Licenses : Are permitted
5.Assignments : Assignment of applications permissible
1.Application: 1 mark designating 1 state $2301.00 additional states amounting to $250.00 per state.
2.Application: Additional marks/classes designating 1 state filed simultaneously $1630.00 each, and a further $230.00 per state.
3.Assignment: First trade mark (1 to 8 states) $600.00, additional marks/classes filed simultaneously $300.00 each.
4.Preparation of documents $110.00.
5.Recordal of change of name or address: First trade mark (1 to 8 states) $470.00, additional marks/classes filed simultaneously (1 to 8 states) $250.00 each.
6.Licenses: First trade mark (1 to 8 states) $610.00, additional marks/classes (1 to 8 states) filed simultaneously $230.00 each.
7.Renewal: One mark/class - per state $725.00, additional marks/classes renewed simultaneously - per state $450.00 each.
8.Searches: From $550.00
9.Additional charges will be levied for advertisement and registration fees which are in the region of $600.00 per application per state.