Gaza Strip


Trademark Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • Notarized and Legalized power of attorney up to the Qatari Consulate in the domicile of the applicant.
  • A simple copy of the applicant company's certificate of incorporation or commercial registration.
  • Simple copy of the home/foreign registration required only up on request of the Registrar.
  • A simple copy of priority application (if claimed).
  • A copy of the trademark
Time for a trademark registration: 9~12 Months

Note:

  • Multiple Class Registration is not available
  • No Extra Fees for Color/Design Mark
  • Home/Foreign Registration not required
  • No extra Fees for Long Goods/Services

Patent Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • The inventor's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • Notarized and Legalized power of attorney up to the Qatari Consulate in the domicile of the applicant.
  • Notarized and Legalized deed of assignment up to the Qatari Consulate in the domicile of the applicant. (if the applicant is not the inventor)
  • Certified Priority documents (if priority is claimed)
  • Notarized and Legalized Commercial Registration Certificate up to the Qatari Consulate in the domicile of the applicant.
  • Arabic Translations of specifications and drawings
  • In spite of the fact that the neither the implementing regulations of Qatar Patent Law No. 30/2006, nor the prescribed official fees have been issued yet, the CPIPR will be receiving and examining the patent applications temporarily free of charge. Once the implementing regulations and associated official fees are issued by the Ministry, applicants shall be obliged to pay these fees retroactively, or else, their applications will be null and void. Nevertheless, under the present initiative of the CPIPR, a number and filing date will be assigned to all the filed applications to secure the applicants rights in their inventions.

Industrial Design Registration

Requirements:

  • Registration process for industrial designs not yet available in Qatar. Only publication of cautionary notice regarding the Industrial Design is made in the local newspapers.

IP Treaties Membership:

Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty, Paris Convention, Gulf Cooperation Council, Paris Convention, Berne Convention


For registration fees, POA/DOA forms, trademark renewal, patent/design annuity, assignment, license, opposition, enforcement,litigation or other inquiries, please email us at: info@aiptlaw.com

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Saudi Arabia: Subject to presenting a valid excuse, the Saudi patent office (SPO) has approved an extension of time for claiming priority in entering the national phase for the PCT applications. The Applications will be afforded the opportunity to file their late applications claiming their earliest priority. It's worth mentioning that the applicant must mention the reasons that made him unable to file his application within the thirty (30) month deadline.

June 12, 2018


AIP&T: Atty. Mohammad Al-otaishan LLM, managing partner of AIP&T was rated as No. 1 Individual IP Lawyer in Saudi Arabia as per statistic made by WTR 2018 (http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com). The statistic is based on market feedback.

June 6, 2018

Kuwait: As of 27th of February 2018, the Kuwaiti patent office has started accepting PCT examination.

February 27, 2018

Egypt: AIP&T’s branch in Cairo, Egypt has opened in 2018 with a full operation of more than 12 professionals.

February 16, 2018