Requirements

Algeria Design Requirments

Design Registration:

  • Design Drawings
  • Applicant’s information (name, address, and nationality).
  • Name and Nature of the design.
  • Description of the design, translated to French.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be simply signed for each application independently and submitted within 60 days from filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 3 months of filing date.

Algeria Patents Requirements

Patent Registration:

  • Applicant name and address.
  • Inventor(s) name and address.
  • Patent Abstract in French and  Arabic  language should be submitted upon filing,
  • Patent Specifications in French and Arabic should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications in French and Arabic should be submitted within 6 months from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the priority document should be submitted within 3 month from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the international publication report upon filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): simply signed the original can be submitted within 2 month from filing date.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), notarized can be submitted within 2 months from filing date.

Algeria Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the goods to be covered by the application (Classes) - translated to French.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be simply signed for each application independently and submitted within 60 days from filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 3 months of filing date.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be simply signed for each application independently and submitted within 60 days from the submission of renewal application.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.
  • A simply signed declaration of use of the mark completed on applicant letterhead is required upon filing of the renewal application.

Trademark - Change of Name and/or Address:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the change specifications.
  • A document proving the change of name legalized at the Algerian embassy along with its sworn French translation by local Translator submitted at filing.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be simply signed at time of filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the assignment specifications.
  • An assignment document notarized and legalized at the Algerian embassy, along with its sworn French translation by local Translator submitted at filing.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be simply signed at time of filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Bahrain Design Requirements

Design Registration:

  • Name of the design.
  • Design Drawings from all different angles.
  • Dimensions of the design.
  • Description of the design.
  • Applicant’s information (name, address, and nationality).
  • List of goods according to Locarno Classification.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 90 days of filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic submitted at filing.

Bahrain Patents Requirements

Patent Registration:

  • Applicant name and address.
  • Inventor(s) name and address.
  • Patent Abstract in English and Arabic language should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent claims in English and Arabic language should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications in English should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications in Arabic should be submitted within 4 months from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the priority document translated to Arabic should be submitted within 90 days from filing date.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Bahraini embassy and submitted within 90 days from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the certificate of incorporation or an extract from the commercial registry if the applicant is a company, or a copy of the applicant’s passport if the applicant is an individual, submitted within 90 days from filing date.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), notarized and legalized at the Bahraini embassy, and submitted within 90 days from filing date.

Bahrain Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the goods to be covered by the application (Classes) translated to Arabic.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 60 days of filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.

Trademark - Change of Name and/or Address:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the change specifications. 
  • A document proving the change of name and/or address translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the assignment specifications.
  • An assignment document translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic certified through Apostil, or legalized at the Bahrain embassy and submitted at filing.

Egypt Design Requirements

Design Registration:

  • Name of the design.
  • Design Drawings from all different angles.
  • Description of the design.
  • Applicant’s information (name, address, and nationality).
  • List of goods according to Locarno Classification.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted within 60 days of filing.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted within 60 days of filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate or memorandum of incorporation translated to Arabic submitted at filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 90 days of filing date.

Egypt Patents Requirements

Patent Registration:

  • Applicant name and address.
  • Inventor(s) name and address.
  • Patent Abstract in English and Arabic language should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications, drawings, and claims in English should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications, drawing, and claims in Arabic should be submitted within 6 months from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the priority document translated to Arabic should be submitted within 3 months from filing date.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized up to the consulate of Egypt and submitted within 4 months from filing date.
  • Legalized commercial certificate translated to Arabic submitted within 4 months from filing date.
  • Deed of assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), translated to Arabic and notarized and legalized up to consulate of Egypt and submitted within 4 months from filing date (only if the patent filed is NOT a PCT application).

Egypt Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the goods to be covered by the application (Classes) - translated to Arabic.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted within 60 days of filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 6 months of filing date.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the trademark registration.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted within 60 days from filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Trademark - Change of Name and/or Address:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the change specifications.
  • A document proving the change of name and/or address legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted at filing
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the assignment specifications.
  • An assignment document translated to Arabic and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted at filing..
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Egyptian embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A commercial certificate translated to Arabic and legalized at the Egyptian embassy should be submitted at filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Gaza & Westbank Trademarks Requirements

Gaza Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the goods to be covered by the application (Classes) - translated to Arabic.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Scanned copy of the simply signed POA, stamped by the company seal, and translated into Arabic language.  

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the trademark registration.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Scanned copy of the simply signed POA, stamped by the company seal, and translated into Arabic language. 

Trademark - Change of Name and/or Address:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Details of the change specifications. 
  • Change of Address: A scanned copy of the certified document proving the change address legalized at the Palestinian embassy translated to Arabic submitted at filing.
  • Change of Name: Original certified document proving the change of name legalized at the Palestinian embassy translated to Arabic submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Scanned copy of the simply signed POA, stamped by the company seal, and translated into Arabic language. 

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Details of the assignment specifications. 
  • Original assignment document translated to Arabic and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and submitted at filing. 
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Scanned copy of the simply signed POA, stamped by the company seal, and translated into Arabic language

 

West Bank Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the goods to be covered by the application (Classes) - translated to Arabic.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and locally notarized and legalized in Palestine and translated into Arabic language submitted within 90 days of filing.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the trademark registration.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and locally notarized and legalized in Palestine and translated into Arabic language submitted at filing. 

Trademark - Change of Name and/or Address:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Details of the change specifications. 
  • A certified document proving the change of name and/or address legalized at the Palestinian embassy and locally notarized and legalized in Palestine and translated into Arabic language submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and locally notarized and legalized in Palestine submitted at filing. 

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Details of the assignment specifications. 
  • An assignment document translated to Arabic and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and submitted at filing. 
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Palestinian embassy and locally notarized and legalized in Palestine translated into Arabic language submitted at filing. 

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