Patent Filing Services in Zambia
Country :- Zambia | Capital :- Lusaka
Types of Major IP Rights
Patent Office
Head Office Plot No. 8471 Mwayi House, Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres, P.O. Box 32020, Lusaka, Zambia
Trademark Office
Head Office Plot No. 8471 Mwayi House, Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres, P.O. Box 32020, Lusaka, Zambia
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Zambia
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
30 Months
No
English
POA
Digital/Paper

Country :- Zambia | Capital :- Lusaka

Patent Office
Head Office Plot No. 8471 Mwayi House, Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres, P.O. Box 32020, Lusaka, Zambia
Trademark Office
Head Office Plot No. 8471 Mwayi House, Haile Selassie Avenue, Longacres, P.O. Box 32020, Lusaka, Zambia
Types of Major IP Rights
The Invention Patent, The Utility Model Patent and The Industrial Design Patent.
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Zambia
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
30 Months
No
English
POA ( scanned copy sufficient)
Digital/Paper
Fees for Patent Activities in Zambia
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Transmittal fee
International filing fee
Fee per sheet in excess of 30
Reductions (under Schedule of Fees, item 4):
Electronic filing (the request in character coded format):
Electronic filing (the request, description, claims and abstract in character coded format):
Search fee
Fee for priority document
US dollar (USD)
50
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* All the fees mentioned here is in USD

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* These fees are subject to change as per the discretion of the patent offices. Get in touch with us to know the exact fee.

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FAQs
Q1. Term required for filing a patent application in Zambia?
The term of a patent is 16 years from the date of filing, which may be extended on the ground of inadequate remuneration for one further period of up to five years, and in exceptional circumstances for up to ten years.
Q2. What is the Duration of Patents of Zambia?
Patents Act provides that the duration of every patent granted shall be 20 years from the filing date of the application for the grant of a patent.
Q3. What are the Filing requirements in Zambia?
Filing Requirements:
  • Published PCT application or English specification, claims, abstract and drawings (required on the day of filing)
  • Power of Attorney, simply signed (required on the day of filing)
  • Assignment of Invention (no set deadline)
  • International Search Report and International Preliminary Report on Patentability (no set deadline)
  • Certified priority document with verified English translation (can be filed within 6 months)
Q4. How to examine a Zambia patent application?
The application is examined as to form and substance alike. The term for requesting substantive examination is 3 years from the filing date.
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