Trademarks Publications


    The Paris Convention for Protection of Industrial Property, 1883 is the International Legal Instrument that provides provisions applicable to recognition and enforcement of Trademarks registered in country of Origin. Uganda is a contracting party to the Paris Convention for Protection of Industrial Property, 1883, and its domestic legislation recognises the provisions of the convention above. ... Continue Reading...

  2. Conduct a Trademark Search Daniel Angualia

    An intending applicant for registration of a trademark shall first carry out a search to ascertain whether the trademark exists in the register (section 5).

    The motive behind initial trademark search is to reduce the number of opposition to trademarks registration proceedings. It is also important to conduct a search prior to launching a new brand/ ... Continue Reading...

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    Foreign Investment Publications

  1. Processing Investment Licence Daniel Angualia

    After a company has been incorporated registered (foreign company) in Uganda, it is eligible for an investment license provided its capital investment exceeds US$ 100,000 (Foreign firms) and US $ 50,000 (Local firms). Application for an investment license is made to Uganda Investment Authority.

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    Business Law Publications

  1. Rules governing Raising of Capital Ninsiima Irene

    The raising of the capital of a company is subject to the traditional Common Law rules that are aimed at protecting the interests of the shareholders and the creditors of the company. Some of these rules have been incorporated in the Companies Act. There are other rules that govern the raising of capital by companies ... Continue Reading...

  2. Insurable Interest In an Insurance Contract Ninsiima Irene

    It has been pointed out judicially that it is not an easy matter to give a definition of an insurance contract.1 Even statutes have not given a definition because of the risk of inadvertently excluding contracts which should be within their scope. However for regulatory purposes, it has been suggested that a contract of insurance ... Continue Reading...

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    Company Law Publications

  1. Particulars of Directors & Co. Secretary Form Daniel Angualia

    1. “Director “ Includes any person who occupies the position of a Director by whatever name called, and any person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the Directors of a company are accustomed to act.
    2. “Christian name” includes a forename, and “surname” in the case of a peer or personally usually by ... Continue Reading...

  2. Company Address Outside Uganda Daniel Angualia

    Company Registration forms for a company address whose principle office is registered outside Uganda. It is advisable to fill and submit these forms with the guidance of an experienced attorney to ensure a seamless process.

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