Intellectual property registration and protection

What is Intellectual property registration and protection?

This refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Intellectual Property rights grant the owner of the work exclusive rights to exploit and benefit from his/her creation eg. Copyrights, Trademarks, Utility Models and Patents, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indications.

How do I get my Intellectual property registered and protected in Uganda?

When you submit the form on the right, ASB advocates will contact you and we will email you a form that you can fill When you are done, we will process your documents and deliver them within 75 Working Days

In the meantime, please Familiarise yourself with the following checklist as it is crucial as we start this process.

  • Full name of one seeking service
  • Brief description of intellectual property for protection
  • Consultation on what is required for registration
  • Email and telephone contact on which to consult or if a face-to-face is preferred.

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