Welcome to AGIP Erbil Office

Summary

Use of trademarks in Iraq is not compulsory for filing applications for registration, or for maintaining trademark registrations in force. However, a trademark registration is vulnerable to cancellation on the basis of a court decision obtained to this effect by any interested party. A cancellation action relies basically on establishing sufficient grounds that the trademark in question has not actually been used seriously for a period of two consecutive years. A trademark registration is consequently canceled unless the owner proves that non-use of the trademark was for reasonable causes of which the court approves. the non-use period of the trademark is three years instead of two.

A trademark registration is valid for 15 years as of the filing date of the application, renewable for similar periods. The trademark law in Iraq does not provide for a grace period during which a late renewal application can be filed. However, the Trademark Office may grant, upon request, a ... More details

Address:

Iraq/Erbil/ Italian Village (1) House No.463

  • P.O.Box 44001
  • Telephone: +964-7504237048 +964-7504411055 +964-7506442100
  • Fax:
  • Email: erbil@agip.com
  • Contact: Faten Kerazan (Dr.)

Weekend Days

    Friday and Saturday

Holidays

  • New Years DayJanuary 1
  • Army DayJanuary 6
  • Rebillion AnniversaryMarch 5
  • Uprising of Erbil City & Anniversary of 11 March AgreementMarch 11
  • Birthday of Mustafa BarazaniMarch 14
  • Norooz Holiday March 21 - March 23
  • Yezidi New YearApril 5
  • Baghdad Liberation DayApril 9
  • Labor DayMay 1
  • Eid Al-Fitr June 25 - June 28
  • Republic HolidayJuly 14
  • Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarak September 1 - September 4
  • Hijri New YearSeptember 22
  • AshouraOctober 12
  • ChristmasDecember 25
  • Prophet Mohammad BirthdayDecember 1