Lebanon


Trademark Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address, and nationality
  • Simply signed Power of Attorney, required at the time of filing.
  • Class of the goods/services.
  • Copy of the mark
  • A scanned copy Home/foreign registration certificate, if such are issued.
Time for a trademark registration: 1~2 Months

Note:

  • Multiple class registration is available in Lebanon
  • Extra Fees for Color/Design Mark
  • 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
  • Simply signed POA, required at the time of filing.
  • Notarized and Legalized Deed of Assignment up to the Lebanese Consulate in the domicile of the applicant. (if the inventor is not the applicant)
  • Certified Priority documents (if claimed)
  • Specifications, Claims, Abstract and drawings along with Arabic & French translations.

Industrial Design Registration

Requirements:

  • The applicant's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • The designer's particulars: name, address and nationality
  • Simply signed POA, required at the time of filing.
  • Three copies of Specification and drawings.
  • Certified Priority documents (if priority is claimed)

IP Treaties Membership:

Paris Convention, Berne Convention, Rome 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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Bahrain: Electronic Activation of Charges of Industrial Applications Submission through Electronic Industrial Properties Services on Internet. Dear sirs/ Agents of Industrial Properties Registration and Their Position Status, After Greetings,,, We would like to attention you that starting from 5 April 2020 the electronic service related to the industrial designs applications will be activated. Note: 1- Receipt of any charges and industrial designs applications will be stopped by hand or through email starting from 5 April 2020. 2- All notices related to charges and industrial designs applications will be sent by email, so kindly attention till you don't miss the legal periods. Hope all success for all Patent Office Foreign Commerce Relations Department.

March 31, 2020


Saudi Arabia: Memorandum of Agreement between the Kingdom and the People's Republic of China.. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has issued a Royal Decree No. M / 54 regarding the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Kingdom and China in the field of intellectual property. The regulations and systems of the Memorandum of Agreement for cooperation in the field of intellectual property between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property in the Kingdom and the National Intellectual Property Administration of the People's Republic of China included 9 articles to enhance cooperation between the two countries in this field.

January 29, 2020

UAE:In the 7th of July 2019, the Official Fees for Trademarks Registration and Renewal decreased in UAE by AED 3,300 for each procedure.

July 10, 2019


Egypt: In the 4th of July 2019, the Official Fees for Trademarks and Industrial Designs increased in Egypt by 14% of the basic fees.

July 10, 2019


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 2019 (http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com). The statistic is based on market feedback.

July 10, 2019


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


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


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

February 27, 2018

Kuwait: In the July 2019, the Official Fees for patent decrease in Kuwait.

October 17, 2019