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Mozambique

Ministerial Order No. 188/2006 of December 13, 2006 (Rules relating to Fees of the Industrial Property Institute (IPI))

 

 

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MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE AND MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Ministerial Order No. 188/2006

of December 13, 2006

Decree No. 04/2006 of April 12, 2006 approved the Industrial Property Code which establishes the legal regime applicable to the system for protecting industrial property in Mozambique.

In view of the need to approve and update the amounts of the fees to be paid for the services provided by the Industrial Property Institute, pursuant to Article 204 of the Industrial Property Code, the Minister for Industry and Commerce and the Minister for Finance hereby order as follows:

Article 1. The amounts of the fees set out in the table appended to this Ministerial Order are hereby approved.

Article 2. This Ministerial Order shall enter into force sixty days after its publication.

Maputo, September 27, 2006. – The Minister for Industry and Commerce, António Fernando. – The Minister for Finance, Manuel Chang

ANNEX

TABLE OF FEES

I. Invention patent

Deed

Fee (MT) 1

Fee (MTN) 2

Registration

4,300,000.00MT

4,300.00

Limiting the scope of protection

5,400,000.00MT

5,400.00

Annuities:

1st

750,000.00MT

750.00

2nd

1,050,000.00MT

1,050.00

3rd

1,300,000.00MT

1,300.00

4th

1,400,000.00MT

1,400.00

5th

1,800,000.00MT

1,800.00

6th

1,900,000.00MT

1,900.00

7th

2,200,000.00MT

2,200.00

8th

2,400,000.00MT

2,400.00

9th

2,800,000.00MT

2,800.00

10th

3,100,000.00MT

3,100.00

11th

3,500,000.00MT

3,500.00

12th

3,850,000.00MT

3,850.00

13th

4,150,000.00MT

4,150.00

14th

5,450,000.00MT

5,450.00

15th

4,750,000.00MT

4,750.00

16th

5,100,000.00MT

5,100.00

17th

5,600,000.00MT

5,600.00

18th

5,800,000.00MT

5,800.00

19th

6,000,000.00MT

6,000.00

20

6,650,000.00MT

6,650.00

II. Utility model

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Registration

750,000.00MT

750.00

Annuities:

From 1st to 5th

750,000.00MT

750.00

From 6th to 10th

1,450,000.00MT

1,450.00

From 11th to 15th

2,650,000.00MT

2,650.00

III. Industrial design

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Registration

750,000.00MT

750.00

For each additional design included in the same application

140,000.00MT

140.00

Annuities:

750,000.00MT

750.00

From 1st to 5th

900,000.00MT

900.00

From 6th to 10th

950,000.00MT

950.00

From 11th to 15th

IV. Mark

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

1. Product or service mark

Registration (for each class applied for)

950,000.00MT

950.00

Renewal (for each class applied for)

950,000.00MT

950.00

Recording of alteration to a sign

950,000.00MT

950.00

Addition or substitution of products or services

950,000.00MT

950.00

2. Collective mark

Registration

850,000.00MT

850.00

Renewal (for each class applied for)

850,000.00MT

850.00

Recording of alteration to a sign

850,000.00MT

850.00

Addition or substitution of products or services

850,000.00MT

850.00

3. Certification mark

Registration

750,000.00MT

750.00

Renewal

750,000.00MT

750.00

Recording of alteration to a sign

750,000.00MT

750.00

Addition or substitution of products or services

750,000.00MT

750.00

4. International registration

Initial registration

8,650,000.00MT

8,650.00

Later extensions

4,300,000.00MT

4,300.00

Transfer of international application

3,600,000.00MT

3,600.00

V. Trade name, emblem and logotype

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Registration

750,000.00MT

750.00

Recording of alteration to a sign

750,000.00MT

750.00

VI. Appellations of origin and geographical indications

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Registration

450,000.00MT

450.00

Recording of alteration to a sign

450,000.00MT

450.00

Addition or substitution of products or services

450,000.00MT

450.00

VII. Awards

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Registration

600,000.00MT

600.00

1 Translator’s Note: meticals.

2 Translator’s Note: new meticals.

3 Translator’s Note: Boletim da Propriedade Industrial.

VIII. Recording

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Of a change of:

Name, business name or other element identifying the applicant

60,000.00MT

60.00

Residence or headquarters

60,000.00MT

60.00

Recording of the transfer of a registered industrial property right

150,000.00MT

150.00

IX. Other fees

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Certificate

300,000.00MT

300.00

Statement of recording

300,000.00MT

300.00

Title or certificate

750,000.00MT

750.00

Fee for filing an application for a compulsory license

5.000.000’00MT

5,000.00

Fee for registration of the order granting a compulsory license

8.500,000.00MT

8,500.00

Fee for filing an application for an exploitation license

5.000,000.00MT

5,000.00

Fee for registering an order granting an exploitation license

8.500,000.00MT

8,500.00

Fee for mediation re exploitation licenses

3.600.000.00MT

3,600.00

Fee for registering contracts for the transfer of technology and franchising

8.500,000.00MT

8,500.00

Industrial Property Gazette 3

300,000.00MT

300.00

Publication

375.000,00MT

375.00

X. Provision of services

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Services fee

100,000.00MT

100.00

Fee for the submission of an opposition

850,000.00MT

850.00

Fee for a request for an extension

of periods in the opposition procedure

500,000.00MT

500.00

Fee for the submission of Declaration of Intent to Use

500,000.00MT

500.00

Examination fee

600,000.00MT

600.00

XI. Searches

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

In the database

600,000.00MT

600.00

XII. Official Industrial Property Agents

Fee for preparing file for qualifying examination

1,500,000.00

1,500.00

Annual registration fee

1,000,000.00

1,000.00

XIII. Copy of documents

Deed

Fee (MT)

Fee (MTN)

Per A4 page

15,000.00MT

15.00

 

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