All there is to know about trademarks in the UAE

Business owners all over the world understand the importance of registering their businesses’ trademarks. However, some might be unaware of its prominent importance to the business success and to the business owner himself. Therefor there are some questions need proper answers for new business owners, entrepreneurs and anybody who might seem to be interested [...]

By |2023-07-15T14:49:22+04:00January 21st, 2022|General|Comments Off on All there is to know about trademarks in the UAE

UAE Joining WIPO & Legal Reformations

Miss IP experts introduce to you all you need to know about the new Intellectual Property legal reform in the UAE. The IP laws’ reformations approved by the president of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan are steps on the path of creating a more investment friendly sphere for foreign [...]

By |2022-01-20T09:09:05+04:00January 20th, 2022|General|Comments Off on UAE Joining WIPO & Legal Reformations

Russia – Official fees increment starting from August 1st, 2021.

An increase on the official fees has been approved by the Russian Patent and Trademark office on specific legal actions pertaining to trademarks, industrial designs, patents and utility models. It is worth mentioning that one of the key increments in the official fees is for attending a substantive examination for the patent applications (nearly [...]

By |2021-07-27T11:07:54+04:00July 27th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Russia – Official fees increment starting from August 1st, 2021.

UAE News

Official Gazette will be issued twice a month in UAE A new Administrative Circular has been issued on 15th of June 2021 by the Trademark Office (Ministry of Economy) in UAE stating that the official gazette of the accepted and published trademarks will be issued two times a month. Before the new practice, the [...]

By |2021-07-27T11:09:32+04:00June 16th, 2021|General|Comments Off on UAE News

Kurdistan Update

Iraqi Trademark Registrations will not be extended to Kurdistan. A new Guidance issued in June 2021 raised by the Kurdish Trademark Registrar suspending the legal extension of protection of the Iraqi registered trademarks up to Kurdistan district until further notice. Previously, it was possible to extend the legal protection of a Registered trademark in [...]

By |2021-07-27T11:09:37+04:00June 14th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Kurdistan Update

Update in Oman

On 12 October 2020, Oman has announced the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) of 5% on the non-governmental fees in accordance with the unified GCC VAT Agreement. The implementation date of the VAT was on 16th of April 2021 and will become into force starting from July 2021.

By |2021-07-27T11:10:01+04:00June 6th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Update in Oman

Update from UAE Trademark office

On 11 April 2021, The Trademark Office in UAE has announced their update by accepting the late submission of the legalized POA’s up to non-extendable 30 days from the date of filing the application. Previously, the legalized POA must be submitted at the time of filing the application and late submission of POA was [...]

By |2021-09-16T04:46:21+04:00June 6th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Update from UAE Trademark office
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