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TARIFFS: TRADEMARKS
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SOUTH AFRICA, 2017

BBEE Status: We have received our Level 2 Accreditation for 2013

Hahn & Hahn voted IP Boutique Law Firm of the Year in South Africa 2013
Janusz Luterek has been voted one of the worlds top1000 IP attorneys

 

 

US$

EURO

 

1.

 

Applications (per mark per class)

 

 

 

 

South African Trade Marks Act does not allow for multi-class applications

 

 

 

 

First application

602.00

915.00

709.00

 

Second to fifth, each

551.00

831.00

648.00

 

Sixth and onwards, each

518.00

783.00

609.00

 

Claiming convention priority (excluding translation or verification

 

 

 

 

of priority documents)

35.00

53.00

41.00

 

Late filing of documents

30.00

45.00

35.00

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Recording Assignment, Merger or Substitution of Applicant

 

 

 

 

First mark

347.00

530.00

412.00

 

Second to tenth, each

122.00

183.00

143.00

 

Eleventh and onwards, each

34.00

52.00

40.00

 

Preparation of assignment documents, from

95.00

143.00

112.00

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Registered Users

 

 

 

 

Application for recordal of registered user against:

 

 

 

 

First mark

318.00

487.00

377.00

 

Second to tenth, each

71.00

107.00

83.00

 

Eleventh and onwards

13.00

21.00

15.00

 

Drafting registered user agreement, from

252.00

370.00

296.00

 

Drawing statement of case or affidavit, from

65.00

97.00

76.00

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Renewals (per mark per class)

 

 

 

 

First registration

329.00

501.00

387.00

 

Each additional registration in the same name and having the

 

 

 

 

same renewal date

245.00

369.00

288.00

 

Payment of fine

84.00

128.00

99.00

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Opposition and rectification

 

 

 

 

Preparing and lodging notice of opposition, application for

 

 

 

 

rectification or counterstatement, from

166.00

256.00

195.00

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Searches

 

 

 

 

Registrability search in respect of a single trade mark with routine

 

 

 

 

specification of goods or services, and reporting:

 

 

 

 

From : (excluding disbursements)

250.00 to

379.00 to

294.00 to

 

 

479.00

737.00

563.00

 

For each succeeding 30 minutes

114.00

194.00

134.00

 

Name index and general searches through official records per half

 

 

 

 

hour (not including report), excluding disbursements

110.00

171.00

130.00

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Litigation, Drafting of Documents and Consultations

 

 

 

 

Per hour, depending upon the seniority of the para-legal or attorney, see 8.5 below

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

8.

General

 

 

 

 

8.1 Receiving, perusing and preparing any document (per folio)

 

 

 

 

(depending on complexity, time taken etc.)

25.00

36.00 -

29.00 -

 

 

50.00

72.00

58.00

 

8.2 Typing documents (per folio and where not included in 8.1 above)

14.00

19.00

17.00

 

8.3 Translations from French or German (excluding typing) per 100 words

22.00

32.00

26.00

 

8.4 Photocopies (per page)

1.00

1.40

1.00

 

8.5 Professional time charge (per hour)

 

 

 

 

8.5.1 qualified practitioner

245.00

368.00

289.00

 

8.5.2 practitioner qualified for 10 years or more

400.00 -

602.00 -

472.00 -

 

 

483.00

963.00

569.00