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Results: 4 Answers
Trademarks
4.
Appeals
4.1
If the trademark office refuses registration, can the applicant appeal? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Zimbabwe
The applicant can appeal either to the registrar for reconsideration or directly to the IP Tribunal, which is part of the High Court.

For more information about this answer please contact: Brenda Kahari from B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
4.2
What is the procedure for appealing a trademark office refusal?
 
Zimbabwe
If the applicant appeals to the registrar, it must do so by letter to the chief registrar, briefly setting out the grounds for reconsideration and requesting a hearing. If the applicant desires, however, it may appeal the decision directly to the IP Tribunal.

For more information about this answer please contact: Brenda Kahari from B. W. Kahari Legal Practitioners
4.3
Can the reviewing body’s decision be appealed? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Zimbabwe
The chief registrar’s decision may be appealed to the IP Tribunal at the High Court.

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