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Trademarks
10.
Protection of foreign trademarks
10.1
Under what circumstances may foreign trademarks not registered in the jurisdiction be enforced (eg, under unfair competition law)?
 
Zimbabwe
The Trade Mark Act provides for protection of familiar foreign marks (ie, famous or well-known marks). The Competition Act may also provide protection against unfair trade practices.

For more information about this answer please contact: Brenda Kahari from B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
10.2
Does the trademark office permit registration of a mark based on a foreign or international (Madrid) registration?
 
Zimbabwe
Yes, Zimbabwe has acceded to the Madrid Agreement. It is also a member of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization and has acceded to the Banjul Protocol, which is a regional system for the registration of marks.

For more information about this answer please contact: Brenda Kahari from B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners