Yemen – Designation of Class Header in Trademark Applications no Longer Accepted

June 2016

The Ministerial Resolution No. 239 for 2011 in Yemen, which is related to the classification system administered for trademark registrations in Yemen, has received a recent amendment.

It has been decided that trademark registrations in which the class includes the class header are not to be accepted. Alternatively, an applicant must specify the products and services that they are filing their trademark upon in the application.

This decision is effective from 6-Jun-16.

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