DAMASCUS – The Syrian Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection issued the Ministerial Decision No. 1171 of 2016 regarding the increase in official fees of trademarks and designs in Syria.
The decision was published at the official gazette, and entered into force on May 22, 2016.
According to this decision, the fees increase will be applied to search, publication and administrative fees of the application forms regarding the designs and trademarks new applications, including all the recordals (such as assignment, changes…etc.), as well as retroactively to those applications, which relevant first or second publication fees have not been paid yet.
In light of this increase, AGIP will amend its schedule of charges related to trademarks and designs services offered in Syria, and its newly modified fees will be posted at AGIP website.