A caveat is a document requesting information from the Registrar of any proceedings relating to a specific trade mark application.
Any person may apply to the Registrar for this information, by lodging form TM2 (Caveat).
For more info go to SAMPLE TM2 (Caveat).
Note: the information to be included in fields 21, 51 and 54 of the sample TM2 relates to the trade mark in respect of which information is sought and the caveat is lodged. All other information relates to the requestor.
A fee of R100.00 is payable (per Caveat per trade mark)
The Registrar can provide the following information:
- Publication of the trade mark - Acceptance
- Registration of the trade mark
- The making of any entry in the Register against the trade mark (eg assignments, amendments).