COUNTRY : FEDRAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
CAPITAL : ABUJA
LANGUAGE : ENGLISH
The following kinds of Designs are not registrable:
• Designs which are not new or original
• Designs which have been disclosed to the public anywhere in the
world by publication in a tangible form or by use or in any other way prior to the filing date.
• Designs which are not significantly distinguishable from known designs or combination of known designs or
• Comprises or contains scandalous or obscene matter
• Designs previously used in Nigeria
Conducting a search prior to filing the design application is always advised to rule out conflict with prior registered marks. Our Attorney will assist you in search, filing and protection of the Design application in Nigeria.
Upon receipt of the application, it is examined for compliance with statutory requirements and is not contrary to public law and order and morality. Application in conformity with all the requirements, it is registered, published and a certificate of registration issued.