Welcome to AGIP Syria Office

Summary

A new law, under No. 8 of 2007, was enacted in Syria for Distinctive Marks, Geographical Indications and Industrial Drawings and Designs. The law entered into force on April 12 and its Implementing Regulations were issued on April 15, 2007.

Single class system for trademark applications is adopted in Syria, i.e. each class relating to the same trademark should be covered by separate application.
For a trademark renewal covering several classes, one multi-class renewal application can be submitted to be published by the Trademark Office for opposition before effecting the renewal.

However, upon registering the renewal, each class will get a separate renewal number; whereupon a separate renewal certificate will be issued and a separate publication per class will be published individually.

The Property Protection Office may request in writing the applicant to include any conditions or amendments to clarify the ... More details

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Syria has been a member of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) since June 26, 2003.

The patent application is filed with the Patent Office at the Syrian Proprietary Protection Department, along with all the required papers and documentation.

Filing Requirements
Patent applications under the Paris Convention
Required Documents

- Legalized Power of Attorney (up to the Syrian consulate) as per the attached form.

The procedure of the super legalization of the POA locally involves obtaining Interior Ministry's approval first, (which takes 2-3 months), (please expedite this document as early as possible.)

- Priority document (certified copy of the application that priority is to be claimed in Syria), which can be filed within (3) months from the date of filing the application in Syria. ... More details

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The Industrial designs and models shall not be considered new or distinct if they do not differ significantly and fundamentally from the industrial designs and models known before or are allocated to another type of products other than those covered by the industrial design or model previously filed.

It is possible to apply for multi-design application (up to five homogeneous models) provided that they form a unit in subject, with separate fees for each of them. The multi-design applications will be processed simultaneously.

According to the IP law No. 8/2007 in Syria, the design applications accepted by the Property Protection Dept will be published for opposition by the public.

The industrial design or model shall be considered new if it has not been disclosed to the public anywhere in the world in any way, including substantial use or publication whether prior to the date of filing an application for registration ... More details

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It is possible presently to file a copyright application in Syria, which entails the following requirements:

• Legalized Power of Attorney (up to the Syrian consulate). POA form is accessible at our website http://www.agip.com/Download_File.aspx?File_id=474&lang=en .

The procedure of super-legalizing the Power of Attorney in Syria takes (2 - 3 months).

• Personal data of the copyright work creator (copy of his ID is required) or a copy of its registration certificate (corporate body).

• The copyright work made on CDs in triplicate (within 5 mm cases).

• Undertaking that the copyright is created by the work owner and is not illegally quoted.

• Assignment from the copyright work creator to the applicant, in case the applicant is not the creator. 

Copyright protection in Syria is governed ... More details

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The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) is the local registry for the Top-Level Domain Name (.sy) in Syria.

Second-Level Domains

.com.sy: commercial purposes

.gov.sy:  governmental institutions and agencies

.net.sy:   ISPs

.org.sy:  non-for-profit organizations

.edu.sy:   educational

.info.sy:  informational



 

 

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Summary

A new law, under No. 8 of 2007, was enacted in Syria for Distinctive Marks, Geographical Indications and Industrial Drawings and Designs. The law entered into force on April 12 and its implementing regulations were issued on April 15, 2007. 

The Property Protection Office may request in writing the applicant to include any conditions or amendments to clarify the industrial drawing/design in a manner that prevents confusion with another right previously registered, or for which an application for registration was filed. The amendment should be made within (3) months from the date of notification.

The applicant, whose application was rejected or suspended pending certain conditions or amendments, may object in writing to the decision of the Property Protection Office mentioned to the competent ad hoc committee within (30) days from the date on which the decision was served to him in writing, in return for ... More details

Address:

Trade Marks Agencies (Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property - TMP Agents) Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Building - Kafersoseh Villas Organization zone - The Southern Highway

  • P.O.Box 31000 Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Telephone: +963 11 214 0160 +963 11 214 0161
  • Fax: +963 11 214 0162
  • Email: syria@agip.com
  • Contact: Mohammad Ammar Azmeh (Mr)

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