Submit a filled application form for a patent and attach the patent document with a title, abstract, description, claims and drawings; and proof of payment to Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) which will allocate the document a filing date and patent application number.
URSB will examine the application in order to determine if the invention is patentable.
Many former candidates upon losing elections wish to challenge the election process and the manner in which votes were tallied.
The applicants must however note that they are limited by time. The application must at all levels be brought within 7 days from the date of the election. The Chief magistrate has got 74 days within which to determine the whether or not a recount should ensue.
With the recent country wide shut down of the internet by the government we move to examine the legal implication of the internet shutdown.
The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband or freedom to connect, is the view that all people must be able to access the Internet in order to exercise and enjoy their rights to freedom of expression and opinion and other fundamenta
In order for one to make a valid will, he or she should have the capacity to make the will, meaning that he or she should be an adult (18 and above); and should be of sound mind at the time of making the will (not insane, drunk, too sick or too old to understand what he or she is doing).
In determination of capacity, consideration is given to whether the person making the will (testator) know
Children have the right to give evidence in courts of law. Our criminal laws are specifically concerned with children of tender years who are 14 years and below. When a child is presented to give evidence in court, court has to establish whether the child understands the duty of telling the truth and has the necessary intelligence to remember and recollect facts. This procedure is termed as
In many instances, clients approach lawyers wanting to institute suits without understanding what the process entails. The foundation of every civil lawsuit starts with a defined injury or loss which constitute a cause of action.
A cause of action is a fact or combination of facts that give(s) a person the right to seek judicial redress or relief against another person; and the elements belo
All persons with legal capacity can sue and be sued. Legal capacity refers to the right or ability under the law to be able to engage in a particular undertaking. Legal capacity is generally determined by age and mental status. Therefore a person intending to sue should be an adult (18 years and above); and of sound mind. The law may also prescribe other circumstances under which a person may sue
There have been controversies in clearly defining matrimonial property in Uganda's context but there have been attempts to outline what it constitutes.
In the case of Muwanga v Kintu (1997), Bbosa J noted that matrimonial property is understood differently by different people, but the property to which each spouse should be entitled is that property which the parties chose to call home and wh
There is a legal requirement under S.39 of the Land Act for spousal consent to be obtained before any dealings in matrimonial property. This is because the law guarantees the spouse a right to have access to, and live on family land hence the spouse has a right to give or withhold his or her consent to any such transaction.
Therefore any sell, exchange, mortgage, lease or transfer of family l