Namibia (NA)

Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated


The Office does not republish international registrations or renewals.

Examination Procedure

The Office does not carry out a substantive examination.

Opposition Period


Time Limit for Responding to Refusal

One month from the date of notification (extendable only if the Registrar deems appropriate).

Effect as Grant of Protection

The international registration has effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.

Creator requirements
Priority documents

Not applicable.

Representation before the Office

Holders of international registrations may not appear before the Office directly. Local representation is required for all matters. The Office maintains a list of intellectual property agents or representatives allowed to practice before the Office.

Fees payable on division of the international registration

Not applicable.

Last updated on: May 18, 2017