Arranging Trademark, Patent & Design
NAM Associates professionally helps in arranging the registration of Trademarks, Patents & Logo in UAE and world wide. In UAE, registration of trademark is done by means of an application accompanied by a fee of Dirhams 500 to the Trademark Section of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce
“Nam Associates helped us to finalize all requirements to set up a commercial trading company. They managed to do this on a record time of two working days. I have no hesitation to strongly recommend their services to anyone who wishes to have excellent start up and follow up services. All Nam Associates personnel have been extremely helpful, responsive and knowledgeable… We are pleased to be a client of Nam Associates”.
by B.D.Agarwal, Chief Financial Officer
Jaykamal Lubricants and Specialities FZE
“Nam Associates provided us with an end-to-end seamless business setup service. The professionalism and attitude of its employees as well as the personal touch and impressive communication ensured a smooth and pleasant business setup experience. We would like to thank Nam Associates for the fast and efficient manner in which they handled our company establishment in the UAE”.
by Dean Gesterkamp, Director
Camara Gulf FZE
Fifteen identical labels of the mark are to be affixed to the application for registration. The application can be filed by the applicant if he has a UAE address or by his authorized Agent in UAE holding a notarized Power of Attorney.
Trademark Registration process in UAE
Initially a trademark application is filed with the registrar; it is examined as to its registerability. If a trademark application is accepted by the registrar it is published in the Trademark Journal as well as in two local daily Arabic newspapers. The cuttings of the notices shall be submitted to the Trademark office. Any interested party may file a notice of opposition to the registration of the mark within 30 days from the date of any publication. The registrar’s decision concerning the opposition may be appealed to the Ministry’s Committee and the Committee’s decision may be appealed to the competent court. If no opposition is lodged within the time limit mentioned above, a trademark is registered and a certificate of registration is issued.
If the mark is accepted, the Trademark Registrar should, according to the Law, notify and provide details concerning the mark to the Federal and Local Emirate Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A Trademark Registration Certificate is then issued to the applicant. The entire registration process starting from filing of application to the issuance of Certificate may take approximately 6-9 months.
Requirements for registring trademark/logo
1. A power of attorney duly notarized and legalized from the Consulate of the United Arab
2. Twenty prints of the trademark/service mark colored or black & white.
3. Name, Address, Nationality and Nature of business of the applicant.
4. List of goods or services to which the trademark/service mark applies.
5. If the mark includes one or more words written in a foreign language, a certified translation in Arabic must also be submitted. Such translation may be arranged in the UAE.
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