Requirements

Oman 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.
Copy of the commercial certificate document is required.

Oman 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.
  • Certified copy of the international publication report upon filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Omani embassy and submitted within 6 month from filing date.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), notarized and legalized at the Omani embassy, and submitted within 6 months from filing date.

Oman 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 Omani embassy or apostilled and submitted within 60 days of filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 3 months of filing date.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic is required at filing. 

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the trademark registration.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Omani embassy or apostilled and 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 submitted at filing
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Omani embassy or apostilled submitted at filing. 

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Details of the assignment specifications. 
  • An assignment document translated to Arabic and legalized at the Omani embassy or apostilled and submitted at filing. 
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Omani embassy or apostilled submitted at filing. 
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic is required at filing. 

Qatar Design Requirements

Kindly be informed that Qatar has not implemented yet Law No. 9 of 2002 relating to Industrial Designs, therefore the applicant has the option to either protect its industrial design as a trademark or copy right for the time being.

Qatar Patents Requirements

Patent Registration:

  • Applicant name and address.
  • Inventor(s) name and address.
  • Patent Abstract, claims, and drawings 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.
  • Certified copy of the international publication report upon filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Qatari embassy and submitted within 6 month 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 6 month from filing date.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA): signed by the inventor(s), notarized and legalized at the Qatari embassy, and submitted within 6 months from filing date.

 

Note: if the application is based on a PCT application, the applicant is exempted from submitting the DOA and commercial certificate if the international publication report was issued in the name of the same applicant.

Qatar 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 Qatar embassy and submitted within 30 days of filing. (Late submission fees apply)
  • A certified copy of the priority document in case claimed should be provided within 6 months of filing date.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic is required 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 Qatar 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 Qatar embassy and submitted at filing
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Qatar 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 and legalized at the Qatar embassy. 
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Qatar embassy and submitted at filing. 
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic is required at filing. 

Saudi Arabia 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 KSA embassy submitted at filing.
  • Deed of Assignment (DOA) if the applicant is not the designer: Original should be legalized at the KSA embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document translated to Arabic in case claimed.

Saudi Arabia 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 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 the Saudi 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 the Saudi 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 the Saudi embassy, and submitted within 90 days from filing date.

Saudi Arabia 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) should be chosen from the goods and services available locally (refer to attached list) - translated to Arabic.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted for local approval prior to filing.
  • A certified copy of the priority document translated to Arabic should be submitted within 60 days of filing in case claimed.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted for local approval prior to filing.
  • The original trademark registration certificate - If not available a certified copy should be issued.

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 notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted at filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted for local approval prior to filing.
  • A high resolution colored copy of the trademark registration certificate - If not available a certified copy should be issued.

Trademark Assignment:

  • Details of the mark.
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Details of the assignment specifications. 
  • An assignment document translated to Arabic translated to Arabic notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted for local approval prior to filing.
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Saudi embassy and submitted for local approval prior to filing.
  • A high resolution colored copy of the trademark registration certificate - If not available a certified copy should be issued.

Sudan 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 Sudan embassy submitted within 90 days from filing. (Late submission fees apply)
  • A certified copy of the priority document translated to English in case claimed should be provided within 90 days of filing.
  • A copy of the commercial certificate translated to Arabic/English and legalized at the Sudan embassy submitted at filing within 90 days of filing. 
  • A certified copy of the corresponding home registration of the trademark may sometimes be requested by the TMO.

Trademark Renewal:

  • Details of the mark (registration number and date, class number, and expiry date of protection period).
  • Applicant info (name, address, and nationality).
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Sudan 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/English and legalized at the Sudan embassy and submitted at filing
  • Power of Attorney (POA): Original should be notarized and legalized at the Sudan embassy and submitted at filing. 
  • The original trademark certificate should be 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 and legalized at the Sudan embassy.
  • Power of Attorneys (POA) from the Assignor: Original should be notarized and legalized at the Sudan embassy and submitted at filing. 
  • Power of Attorneys (POA) from the Assignee: Original should be notarized and legalized at the Sudan embassy and submitted at filing.
  • A legalized copy of the commercial certificate of the Assignee translated to Arabic/English submitted at filing.
  • Legal Forms Nos. TM 11 and TM 12 duly notarized.
  • The original trademark certificate should be submitted at filing.

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