Requirements

Filing Requirements
Trademark/Service Mark/ Collective Mark Applications

1. Full Name and address of the applicant

2. A power of attorney executed by the applicant duly notarized by the Notary Public and legalized up to the UAE consulate. The Power of Attorney should be submitted along with the trademark application.

3. A list of goods/services to be covered by the application.

4. Soft copy (electronic copy) of the mark to be registered.

5. A certified copy of the priority application, if priority is claimed (claiming priority can be made only within 6 months from the first filing date in a member state under Paris Convention).

 
Certification Marks

1. Full Name and address of the applicant

2. A Power of Attorney executed by the applicant duly notarized and legalized up to the UAE Consulate. The Power of Attorney should be submitted along with the trademark application.

3. A certified and legalized copy of Article of Incorporation along with the amendments made thereto.

4. The list of goods/ services that will be covered under this certification mark.

5. Soft copy (electronic copy) of the mark to be registered.

6. Information about the authorized users of the mark, it should be by listing all the pre-approved companies/individuals/associations that are allowed to use your logo on their products. This will include specifically the name and the address of the users.

7. The procedures and methodology your client will undertake whenever there is a new potential user for the certification mark, this will be in a form of checklist, policies, procedures, inspection plan…etc. that your client will have to do before approving the new member to start using the trademark. A

8. A certified copy of the application filed for the mark, in case of claiming priority.  (claiming priority can be made only within 6 months from the first filing date in a member state under Paris Convention).

Quality Control Mark Applications

1. A Power of Attorney executed by the applicant duly notarized and legalized up to the UAE Consulate. It is necessary to submit the legalized Power of Attorney at the time of filing the application. 

2. Certified and legalized copies of the articles of incorporation of the legal persons who take care of the quality control and testing stating the amendments that have been made to the regulations.

Renewal of Trademark/Service Mark Registrations

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized & legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE. (In case we are not the attorney of record at the UAE Trademark Office).

Assignment Applications

1. A Power of Attorney executed by the assignee and duly legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE.

2. A duly notarized & legalized deed of assignment executed by both parties.

3. A simple copy of the registration certificate of the mark. (If the same is not in our files).

Registered User/License Applications

1. A Power of Attorney in the name of the licensee duly legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE.

2. A legalized copy of the license agreement executed by both parties

3. A simple copy of the registration certificate of the mark. (If the same is not in our office).

Change of Name/Address Applications

1. A Power of Attorney in the new name and/or address duly notarized & legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE.

2. A legalized certificate proving the change of name or address issued by the local competent authority of the applicant’s domicile.

3. A simple copy of the registration certificate of the mark. (If the same is not in our files).


Agency Agreements

1. A Power of Attorney duly notarized & legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE.

Notes:

1. The originals have to be shown for checking when submitting the application.

2. The application is to be submitted in two copies each one in a separate file.

3. For companies:

a) All that was mentioned above in No. 2 and extracts of entries for all the partners or certificates from the Migration, Nationality and Passports Department stating that they are nationals.

 

b) Two copies of the Memorandum of Association and Articles of Incorporation duly legalized.

2. For individual merchants, two copies of the following:

a. The commercial permit.
b. The entry in the commercial register.
c. The commercial agency agreement duly legalized up to the Consulate of the UAE.
d. The Arabic translation duly notarized, if the agency contract is not in Arabic.
e. The agent’s entry or identification card.
f. The Powers of Attorney duly notarized.
g. Two copies of the declaration.

3. A certified copy of the home/foreign application/registration, if priority is claimed.

3. The Minister’s approval to the registration of the mark. This will be obtained at our end.

4. Two copies of the list of goods to which the mark is used for the testing measures mentioning their specifications and quality.

5. A list of the persons who are going to use the mark.

6. Two copies of the rules, which the applicant follows in quality control and testing measures stating the amendment’s made thereto. It is possible to amend the rules of use after filing.

7. Twenty prints of the mark to be registered. (Size 6cm×6cm)

8. A list of the goods or services to be covered. 

9. A legalized copy of the application filed for the mark, in case of claiming priority.

10. Meaning of the mark, if any or its origin.

11. A copy of the certificate of registration of the trademark. (If the same is not in our files).







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Gulf Towers, Entrance A2, 7th Floor, Oud Metha Road, Bur Dubai, Dubai

P.O. Box: 1991, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: 00971(4)3966663
Fax: 00971(4)3966662
Email: uae@agip.com
Contact: Amjad El-Husseini (Mr)

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