Requirements

Gaza Design Requirements

Design Registration:

  • Name of the design.
  • Design Drawings from all different angles.
  • Description of the design.
  • Copy of the Home registration Certificate translated to Arabic( if applicaple).
  • Applicant’s information (name, address, and nationality).
  • List of goods according to Locarno Classification.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Scanned copy of the simply signed POA, stamped by the company seal, and translated into Arabic language. 
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be legalized at the Palestinian embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Copy of the designer’s (assignee) passport.

Design Annuity:

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

GCC Patent 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 within 90 days from filing date.
  • Patent Specifications in English should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications in Arabic should be submitted within 90 days 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 any GCC state embassy and submitted within 90 days from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the certificate of incorporation or an extract from the commercial registry legalized at any GCC state embassy 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 any GCC state embassy, and submitted within 90 days from filing date.

GCC Trademarks Requirements

While the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries implement the GCC trademark law,  there is no cooperation treaty for trademark protection in the GCC. Therefore, applicants seeking protection in the GCC should file national applications in each country individually. Refer to details for below countries:

  • Bahrain
  • Kuwait
  • KSA - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Oman 
  • UAE - United Arab Emirates

Iraq Design Requirements

Summarized description of the design.
Applicant info (name and address).
Power of attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized.
Deed of assignment if the applicant is not the designer.
A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed.
A certified copy of the commercial certificate document is not required.
Six pictures of the six angles of the industrial design (from top and bottom and sides, forward):
Two miniature models of the design.

Iraq 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 in English should be submitted upon filing.
  • Patent Specifications in 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.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy and submitted within 6 month from filing date.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy, and submitted within 6 months from filing date.

Iraq Trademarks Requirements

Trademark Registration:

  • Copy of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • A list of the classes and subclasses to be covered by the application (Classes) - refer to requirements section for local classification of goods and services available locally.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy. POA is then locally legalized in Iraq and must be submitted upon filing.
  • A copy of the POA signatory full passport (colored and including all pages).
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided at filing.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy. POA is then locally legalized in Iraq and must be submitted upon filing.
  • A copy of the POA signatory full passport (colored and including all pages).
  • 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 translated and legalized at the Iraqi embassy.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy. POA is then locally legalized in Iraq and must be submitted upon filing.
  • A copy of the POA signatory full passport (colored and including all pages).
  • 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 Iraqi embassy submitted at filing. 
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Iraqi embassy. POA is then locally legalized in Iraq and must be submitted upon filing.
  • A copy of the POA signatory full passport (colored and including all pages).
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Jordan 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).
  • Designer’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 Jordanian embassy.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be legalized at the Jordanian embassy.
  • Copy of the applicant’s commercial certificate translated to Arabic.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed.

Jordan Patents Requirements

Patent Registration:

  • Applicant name and address.
  • Inventor(s) name and address.
  • Patent specifications, abstract, drawings, and claims in both English and Arabic submitted upon filing.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized up to the consulate of Jordan and submitted within 60 days from the filing date.
  • Affidavit document (template provided by ministry) signed by the inventor(s), notarized and legalized up to consulate of Jordan and submitted within 60 days from the 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 60 days from filing date.
  • Certified copy of the priority documents submitted within 60 days from the filing date.

Jordan 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 Jordanian embassy and submitted within 30 days of the acceptance.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 3 months of filing date.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the trademark registration.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Jordanian embassy and submitted at 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 Jordanian embassy and submitted at filing
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Jordanian 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 Jordanian embassy.
  • Power of attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Jordanian embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Kuwait 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.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be legalized at the Kuwaiti embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Kuwaiti embassy and subsequently locally legalized.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic. 
  • A certified copy of the priority document translated to Arabic.

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