Trade Mark Information

As South Sudan only split from Sudan in 2011, it has not implemented any laws concerning IP as yet; however, marks are currently being filed in terms of Sudanese law.

Filing requirements:

  • Particulars of Applicant (name, address and nationality)
  • Power of Attorney, signed and notarized
  • Certificate of Incorporation, certified and notarized.
  • Copy of Certificate of Registration for the trade mark in another jurisdiction.
  • Representation of the mark
  • List of goods and / or services
  • Certified copy of the priority document

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 620 000 km2
  • Population: 9.7 million
  • Capital: Juba
  • Currency: South Sudan pound
  • GDP:  $ 13 billion (2011)
  • Domain name extension: .ss
  • Languages: English, Arabic (both official), Juba Arabic, Dinka
  • Exports: Oil, timber, agricultural products
  • Imports:  Consumer goods

International / Regional Conventions: