International and Regional Arrangements

Mauritius is a party to the Paris Convention


Types of trademark registrable

Goods and Services Marks and also Color Marks.

Documents required for trademark registration

  1. Power of Attorney (Legalized)
  2. Ten prints of the marks
  3. Specification of goods
  4. A priority document, if priority is to be claimed
  5. Full details of the applicant


Valid for a period of ten (10) years from the registration date

Document required for renewal

Certificate of trademark registration

Documents Required for Assignment Applications

Assignment Agreement (Notarized)

Documents required for license applications

License Agreement (Notarized)

Documents required for recording of Change of Address/Name

Document of proof (Notarized)


Filing Requirements

Patents of Invention

  1. Power of Attorney (signed and legalized up to the consulate)
  2. Declaration claiming priority
  3. Specification claims and abstract in English
  4. Formal drawings, if applicable
  5. Assignment of Invention (notarized)
  6. Priority document with verified English translation
  7. Evidence of registrations served elsewhere

Duration and Renewal

The term of a patent is twenty (20) years from the filing date. Renewal fees are due annually commencing on the third anniversary of the filing date.