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The #1 filer of patents into African non-examining countries, filing +5,000 patents per year.
About 75% of Chinese applicants choose to file through us.
Obtain patent protection in Africa and renew these patents "to term" at the lowest cost.See more
Online system for filing EU Registered Community designs.
Combine multiple embodiments in a single EU Registered Community design.
Receive the EU Registered Community design registration certificate within 1 month of filing.See more
The GlobalIPCo system automates patent filing and prosecution in non-examining African countries, creating new patent products with increased value and decreased cost, complexity and risk.
Vicennial Patent: File patents and pre-pay all future renewals (for the 20-year term), reducing renewal costs by about 90%.
SANi Patent: Combine South African and Nigerian patents - countries with a higher GDP than ARIPO and OAPI regional patents combined.
Accelerated Patent: Receive patent certificates within 5 months of filing.
Either use the GlobalIPCo online system or instruct our agent (S&Z Patent Attorneys) to file patents, trademarks and designs by email.
On filing, the specification must mirror the PCT application on file at WIPO.
Changes thereto (including changes to applicant details) may only be made after filing.
Fixed-cost from filing to courier of the patent certificate.
No subscription fee. Pay only when you instruct.
|Using GlobalIPCo system||Using S&Z|
|South African patent:||$496.50*||$585|
|SANi patent:||$1 124*||$1 310|
|SANi Vicennial patent (incl. renewals "to term")||$2 139*||$2 525|
|EU Registered Community design (1 embodiment):||EUR556**||$755|
* Where 4 patents are included in a courier parcel
**Payable in US$ with 4% conversion fee
Patent law firms qualify for preferential pricing.
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