Breakthrough Attorneys provides comprehensive legal services related to registration, protection, exploitation and litigation of Intellectual Property Law Rights. These include: trade and service marks, patents, industrial designs and copyright. Specifically, on trademarks, Breakthrough Attorneys recognizes that brands and trademarks are at the heart of every business. There is, therefore, need for such businesses to put in place effective and pro-active trademark clearance and registration strategies to ensure that such brands are not only registered but protected.
Breakthrough Attorneys, provides the following services, to wit: trademark advice, registration, maintenance and renewal of trademarks in Tanzania and East African Countries. The Firm also offers prosecution of claims arising from or passing- off by third parties, new trademark applications and responses clearance searches and opinion, trademark audits and counseling, claims from or passing-off by third parties. Breakthrough Attorneys has handled trademark litigations at the office of the Registrar of trademarks, the High Court of Tanzania and Court of Appeal of Tanzania, trademark watch, unfair competition counseling and trademark acquisitions and assignments.
Breakthrough Attorneys also provides services in Copyright and Patents. The Firm works very close with Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA) in making sure that its corporate clients are well covered and protected, and that it’s Clients operates within the ambit of the available Intellectual Property Laws.
Being a Corporate-Commercial Firm, our IP Department works closely with the Corporate-Commercial Department in protecting the commercial rights of IP Rights Owners. In this sense, we negotiate on behalf, and represent such owners in commercial transactions where their Intellectual Property rights such as royalties, usage, management, assignment, sale, reuse, sampling, licensing etc are at the center stage.