A new Law No. 23 of 2010 related to Trademarks and Geographical Indications has been issued in Yemen along with its Implementing Regulations. The new law has included the following points:
- The opposition period has been decreased to 90 days calculated from the publication date.
- The 8th Edition of the Nice Classification has been adopted without the local sub-classification, noting that Class 33 and alcoholic beverages in Class 32 cannot be registered in Yemen.
- The official fees for filing a trademark in black & white and in color are now the same.
- The Trademark Office will not issue any certificates for renewal, change of name, change of address, merger or assignment, as it will only be issuing simple notices for each ... More details