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Trade Mark Applications: Tariffs

   

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1. Application (per mark per class)      
  South African Trade Marks Act does not allow for multi-class applications      
  First application 696,00 915,00 770,00
  Second to fifth, each 637,00 831,00 704,00
  Sixth and onwards, each 598,00 783,00 661,00
  Claiming convention priority (excluding translation or verification of priority documents) 40,00 53,00 44,00
  Late filing of documents 34,00 45,00 38,00
         
2. Recording Assignment, Merger or Substitution of Application      
  First mark 405,00 531,00 448,00
  Second to tenth, each 140,00 183,00 155,00
  Eleventh and onwards, each 39,00 52,00 43,00
  Preparation of assignment documents, from 110,00 143,00 122,00
 


     
3. Registered Users      
  Application for recordal of registered user against:      
  First mark 370,00 487,00 410,00
  Second to tenth, each 82,00 107,00 90,00
  Eleventh and onwards 14,00 21,00 15,00
  Drafting registered user agreement, from 292,00 370,00 323,00
  Drawing statement of case or affidavit, from 74,00 97,00 82,00
 



4. Renewals (per mark per class)      
  First registration 379,00 501,00 420,00
  Each additional registration in the same name and having the same renewal date 283,00 369,00 313,00
  Payment of fine 91,00 128,00 104,00
 
     
5. Opposition and rectification      
  Preparing and lodging notice of opposition, application for rectification or counterstatment, from 189,00  256,00

  210,00

 
     
6. Search      
  Registrability search in respect of a single trade mark with routine specification of goods or services, and reporting:      
  From: (excluding disbursements) 288,00 - 566,00 379,00 - 737,00 320,00 - 627,00
  For each succeeding 30 minutes 132,00 194,00 146,00
  Name index and general searches through official records per half hour (not including report), excluding disbursements 128,00 171,00 142,00
   


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.) 32,00 - 64,00 41,00 - 82,00 36,00 - 72,00
  8.2 Typing documnets (per folio and where not included in 8.1 above) 18,00 23,00 20,00
  8.3 Translations from French or German (excluding typing) per 100 words 29,00 38,00 32,00
  8.4 Photocopies (per page) 1,25 1,60 1,40
  8.5 Professional time charge (per hour)      
  8.5.1 qualified practitioner 412,00 423,00 373,00
  8.5.2 practitioner qualified for 10 years or more 503,00 516,00 456,00
         

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