A right on a registered trademark or an application for registration of a trade mark may be assigned or licensed in whole in part shares. A trademark, which is a subject of co-ownership, may not be transferred without the consent of all the co-owners.
The right to a trademark can be transferred in or without connection with the business in which it issued. In case where there is a transfer of the business the right to the trademark that is attached to the business passé over to the new owner, unless otherwise agreed.
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Any pertinent information about trade mark registration and protection can be available from any Ethiopian Trade mark Lawyer, Ethiopian Copyright Lawyer or Ethiopian Intellectual Property Lawyer.