INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN ERITREA
First Renewal Term
Subsequent Renewal Term
In Eritrea, the trademark rights are obtained by publishing a cautionary notice (in English) in the official gazette. Such publication gives the trademark owner an exclusive right to use the said trademark in Eritrea.
Additionally, the trademark owner has the right to preclude third parties from using his or her trademark or any other similar or identical mark.
If there is any infringement of the published trademark, the trademark owner can take civil or criminal action or both against unauthorized use.
As of now, there is no patent legislation in force in Eritrea. There aren't any statutory provisions for patent filing, grant, and protection.
At present, there is no industrial design legislation in force in Eritrea. There are no statutory provisions for the registration or filing of industrial designs.
As of now, there is no copyright legislation in Eritrea. The country is also not a signatory to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.