Requirements

Filing Requirements
Trademark/Service Mark/ Collective Mark Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, notarized and legalized up to Bahrain or any other Arab Consulate, (original required by mail).

2. A certified copy of the home registration or any foreign registration of the trademark (except from boycotted countries). If the registration certificate is not available, one of the following documents can be used, provided that the specifications of goods or the line of activity of the applicant is stated thereon and that these are legalized up to the Consulate of Bahrain or any other Arab consulate in the country of the applicant:

a. A certificate of incorporation of the applicant company.
b. A certificate issued by the Registrar of Companies.
c. An extract of the entry of the applicant company in the Commercial Register.
d. A certificate issued by the Chamber of Commerce.
3. The full name, address, nationality and profession of the applicant.
4. A list of the goods to be covered by the application, in no more than 6 lines.
5. Eight prints of the mark, if it is a device mark.

Note: The power of attorney and the supporting documents are no longer necessary to be legalized upto the Consulate of Bahrain or any other Arab consulate, if the applicant’s country is a member of The Hague Convention. The Apostille documents are sufficient for filing with the Industrial Property Office and the Patent Office in Bahrain. 

 
Renewal of Trademark/Service Mark Registrations

1. A signed Power of Attorney, notarized and legalized up to Bahrain or any other Arab Consulate, (original required by mail).

2. The number and date of the registered trademark/service mark. 
 

Assignment Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, notarized and legalized up to Bahrain or any other Arab Consulate, (original required by mail).

2. A duly legalized deed of assignment signed by the assignor and the assignee. 
 

Change of Name/Address Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, notarized and legalized up to Bahrain or any other Arab Consulate, (original required by mail).

2. A letter from the proprietors addressed to the Registrar of Trademarks in Bahrain stating their request to effect the change of name or address. 
 

Registered User Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, notarized and legalized up to Bahrain or any other Arab Consulate, (original required by mail). 

2. A simply signed Power of Attorney by the original owners of the trademark, stamped with the company's seal.

3. A license agreement or a registered user agreement duly legalized.

 
Amendment Applications

1. A letter from the proprietors addressed to the Registrar of Trademarks in Bahrain stating their request to effect the amendment.

2. Five prints of the amended trademark/service mark, if it relates to the amendment of the shape of the mark.

Note: Amendment of the specification of goods and/or services is possible only by deletion and not by addition.


Agency Agreement Applications

1. A Power of Attorney legalized up to the Bahraini Consulate.

2. An Agency Agreement executed by the Principal and the Agent, legalized up to the Bahraini Consulate.


Address:

TAG-Org Bldg., Bldg. 1002, Road 5121, Suwafiah 351

P.O. Box: 990, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Telephone: (+973) 17550003
Fax: (+973) 17382208
Email: bahrain@agip.com
Contact: Mazin Ajawi (Mr)

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