A． Costs Estimate For Trade Marks Application in Nigeria (for simple straightforward application)
Ⅰ。SEARCH 查询（Optional 非必须的） USD美金
a) Availability search-comprehensive report 综合的查询及报告
(selective, not compulsory 选择性，非必须) $250
（including instruction our associate/agent to conduct the search of the Trade
Marks Register, reviewing and reporting the search results with advice on registration）
*Search will be charge per logo per class* 查询费用以每个图形及类别计算
Ⅱ.a) FILING OF APPLICATION (for one trademark one class) 申请 费用 $1,500
The fees includes professional service fees of classifying the goods or services, preparing the relevant application form , filing the application and reporting filing particulars.
b) ACCEPTANCE OF REGISTRATION 注册费用 (for one trademark one class) $500
The fees includes professional service fees of reporting the allowance of publication, preparing for the publication of Government Gazette, paying official fees, reporting acceptance of registration, obtaining and forwarding the Certificate of Registration.
Validity: TEN(10) years.
Validity: TEN (10)years 有效期为十年.
Ⅲ .MISC. ( Additional Service Charges 额外服务)
a) Drafting, Amending and Filing Arguments草拟、修改及申辩费用
( simple argument per case以每个简单的申辩 计算 ) $400 -$1，300
The argument fees may be adjusted based on the complexity of the cases, separate quotation will be issued for cases involving court proceeding.
b) Change of Address/Name of Applicant 更换申请人名称或地址
(including government fees) 此费用包括缴付官方费用 $250
B． Procedure for applying trade mark registration 商标注册申请的程序
Ⅰ.A word, logo or both, which is distinctive, can be applied for trademark registration.
Ⅱ. An availability search is usually recommended to find out whether there is any similar or identical filed/registered marks which may bar your application. After the search, the filing of the mark will be applied in the specified class with up to 10 designated goods or services. There are totally 45 classes. The fees for trademark application is for 10 years and the trademark could be renewed every 10 years.
Ⅲ. After the filing of the application, the Registry will examine the mark in the application. If the application fulfills the requirement, then the application will be granted by the examiner and the Registry will require the applicant to advertise the trademark. If no opposition to the application is filed in 1-3 months time, the Registry will grant the application and issue the certificate. The time span from filing to obtaining a trademark will normally take approximately 12 to 24 months.
1． It is important to note that all figures given above are estimates rather than strict quotations, and are representative of our typical current charges on ordinary cases of ordinary complexity. The cost will be higher if, in carrying out the work, more time is required than is here anticipated, or if any additional matters or points arise. The estimates are based upon the information that is presently available. We cannot guarantee the estimates for obvious reasons.
2. Time Requirement-It normally needs 12-24 months for smooth application.
3. For payment in US dollar(USD), please divide the amount by 7.7 and round up to the nearest dollar. (e.g. HKD 3000 in USD →USD (3000/7.7) =USD 390).
如付美元，请以兑换率1：7.7 计算。（例：港币3000=美元（3000/7.7） =390）