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TRADEMARK

Opposition Term

No Law

First Renewal Term

No Law

Subsequent Renewal Term

No Law

Registration Term

No Law

  • 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.

PATENT

  • As of now, there is no patent legislation in force in Eritrea. There aren't any statutory provisions for patent filing, grant, and protection.

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

  • 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. 

COPYRIGHT

  • 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.