BURUNDI – New Trademark Rules

Although the implementing regulations, for the newly enacted Industrial Property Law ofJuly 28, 2009 are missing, the Trademark Registry has indicated that all marks registered on or afterJuly 28, 2009 will be subject to the provisions of the new Law, meaning:

  • Registration term will be 10 years from filing date.
  • Renewal date will also be 10 years with a grace period of 6 months with surcharge.

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