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Classification Local Classification which adopts and follows International Classification based on the Nice Convention
Single- or multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal For marks registered on or after 6th August 2003, the renewal term is 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions If the trade mark has not been used within 3 years from its date of registration or at least 3 consecutive years, it may be subject to cancellation. Subsequent use of the mark can restore protection, if no party in the interim has requested cancellation
Types of Patent

PCT national phase

Substantive with or without priority claim

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date
Annuities Renewal fees are due within 6, 10, 14 and 18 years from the date of application, or within 6 months thereafter on payment of a late fine.  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed

5 years as of the filing date, renewable for two similar periods of 5 years each subject to the payment of renewal fees.  

Renewal Renewal fees are payable before expiry of each 5 year term