Patents Honey & Blanckenberg

A “patent” is a legal document which defines the scope of the invention for which the inventor, or the owner of the invention, has the exclusive right, for a defined term, to control the use or disposal of the invention as defined in the patent application.

The firm’s Patent division provides advisory and registration services to local and international clients related to patent protection and enforcement in Zimbabwe and the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation.

The Patent practice provides maintenance services for patent filings and registrations; recordals of changes of particulars of patent proprietors; recordals of transfers of patent rights including licenses, mergers and assignments; civil and criminal protection, enforcement and litigation of patent rights; registry searches; litigation of disputes between inventors; oppositions to third party filings; and the defence of objections to any patent filings and registrations made by our clients.

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World Intellectual Property Day 2018

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on World Intellectual Property Day 2018

World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated annually on the 26th of April since 2000 when the event was established by the [...]

Invitation to our quarterly IP Seminar

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DATE: WEDNESDAY, 11 APRIL 2018 TIME: 0900-1400 VENUE: BRONTE HOTEL INVESTMENT: $50.00 FACILITATORS: Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa Overview HONEY & [...]

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Intellectual Property Law in Zimbabwe

Intellectual property law deals with the protection of creativity and innovation. Zimbabwean law recognises a number of intellectual property rights that require formal registration in the Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO) or the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) or under the Madrid International Trademark System (Madrid System) before such rights can be protected and enforced against third parties in Zimbabwe.

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Honey & Blanckenberg are part of the Nextlaw Global Referral Network

Honey & Blanckenberg has joined Nextlaw Global Referral Network, enabling it to connect its clients to high quality lawyers around the world. Nextlaw Global Referral Network is the largest legal referral network in the world, with more than 300 member firms and 18,600 lawyers covering 160 countries. Press statement

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