Sudan


Trademark Registration

Requirements:

  • Information of applicant: name, address, and nationality
  • Notarized power of attorney up to the Sudanese Consulate
  • A certified and legalized copy of the Commercial Registration Certificate of the applicant
  • Classes and specification of goods/services
  • A copy of the trademark
  • A certified copy of the priority document (if claimed)
Time for Trademark Registration: 18~24 months

Note:

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

Patent Registration

Requirements:

  • Information of applicant and inventor: name, address, and nationality
  • A signed and legalized power of attorney up to the Sudanese Consulate
  • A certified and legalized copy of the certificate of incorporation of the applicant company and its articles of incorporation up to the Sudanese Consulate. A certified and legalized translation is required if the document is not in either the English language or the Arabic language
  • A copy of the patent specification and claims. An Arabic translation of the abstract of the invention only is required
  • Copy of the formal drawings
  • Copy of the priority document if priority is to be claimed.

For filing the national phase of a PCT application, the following are required:

  • PCT filing number and date
  • Particulars of the application on the basis of which priority is claimed
  • International publication number and date
  • A certified copy of the PCT application
  • A copy of the relative international publication and search report
  • A copy of PCT Preliminary Examination Report

IP Treaties Membership:

Madrid Agreement, Madrid Protocol, Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty, 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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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