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Trademark Registration In Dubai UAE

We are providing Trademark Registration Services in Dubai, UAE. Companies/Investors/entrepreneurs can protect their brand by registering their trademark.

Trademark Registration

Trademarks are used to distinguish goods, products or services irrespective of their source or to indicate that registered goods, products or services belong to the trademark owner.

Trademark can be Names, Words, Signatures, Letters, Figures, Drawing, Logos, Titles, Hallmarks, Seals, Pictures, Engravings, Advertisements packs, Any Other mark or group of marks, Voice (If accompanies with the Trademark) or any other combination intended to be used as trademark.

The Trademark will be registered with UAE Ministry of Economic. The Trademark registration certificate will be valid for 10 years in all the emirates of UAE, namely Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al quwain, Ras Al khaima, Al Ain and Fujairah from the date of trademark registration and can be renewable on expiry by paying applicable fees at that time.

Trademark owners can avail the following benefits:

  • Brand Protection
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Monetary Benefits by franchising registered trademark or resell
  • Increase in Companies Goodwill
  • Prevention of unauthorized use of trademark
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Requirements For Trademark Registraton

  • E-mail, Mobile number and Address of the applicant.
  • Trade License or Commercial License copy
  • Passport copies of the owner or partners of the company.
  • Emirates ID of the owners/ partners of companies.
  • Memorandum of Association (MOA)/ Article of Association (AOA).
  • Certificate of Incorporation (if Free Zone Company).
  • Digital Copy of Trademark/Brand/logo.
  • List of goods/services to be protected with description.
  • Notarized Power of Attorney in Dubai, UAE Court. (We will provide the template)
  • Additional documents or authorization may be required depending on your business activity, the jurisdiction of business and other such factors.

Government And Other Fees

Trademark search fee – AED 353
Filling Fee – AED 753
Publication in Trade Mark journal – AED 753
Publications in two Arabic newspaper – AED 1,000
Registration fees – AED 5,003
Total for registration  in one class – AED 7,862

Starstorm Fees

AED 1999 (INCLUSIVE OF VAT)

Expected Duration

2 Months to start using ™
8-10 Months to receive Certificate and to use®

OUR PROCESS

Payment of Starstorm Fees AED 1999

STEP 1

Submission of required information application if required.

STEP 2

We will review and submit the documents to Ministry of Economy.

STEP 3

Process of Submitted Application and resubmission of the application if required.

STEP 4

Upon approval you will receive your Trademark Certificate.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

According to Federal Law No. 37 of 1992 on Trademarks as amended (Arabic), a trademark is any distinguished form of names, words, signatures, letters, figures, graphics, logos, titles, hallmarks, seals, pictures, patterns, announcements, packs or any other marks or group of marks, if they were used or intended to be used either to distinguish goods, products or services from whatever sources, or to indicate that certain services, goods or products belong to the owner of the trademark, because of their provision, manufacturing, selection or trading. The voice accompanying a trademark is considered a part of it.

According to Federal Law No. 37 of 1992 on Trademarks as amended (Arabic), the following persons can register their trademarks:

  • The UAE citizens and natural and artificial persons practising any commercial, industrial, professional or service business
  • Foreigners and natural and artificial persons practising any commercial, industrial, professional or service business
  • Foreigners and natural and artificial persons practising any commercial, industrial, professional or service business in any country on basis of reciprocity
  • Other artificial persons.
  • Registration and submission of application to UAE Ministry of Economy.
  • Payment of Initial approval fees.
  • Ministry of Economy will study and review of the application form.
  • After the approval of the application, approval letter will be published in two local UAE newspapers.
  • Final payment of Trademark registration, if no objection notified to Ministry of Economy within 30 days from the newspaper publication.
  • Issuance of Trademark registration process.

According to Federal Law No. 7 of 2002 on Copyrights and related rights, an intellectual work is any original work in the areas of literature, arts or science, whatever its description, form of expression, significance or purpose. The following intellectual works are protected under copyrights law:

  • Books, booklets, articles and other literature
  • Computer software and applications, databases and similar works defined in a decision to be issued by the Minister of Economy
  • Lectures, speeches, sermons and other works of similar nature
  • Plays, musicals and pantomimes
  • Musicals accompanied by dialogues and musicals which are not accompanied by dialogue
  • Audio and video works or audio-visual works
  • Architectural work and architectural plans and drawings
  • Drawings, paintings, sculptures, etchings, lithography, screen printing, reliefs and intaglio prints and other similar works of fine art
  • Photographic work and the likes
  • Works of applied art and plastic art
  • Charts, maps, plans, 3-D modelling for geographical and topographical applications and architectural designs etc.
  • Derivative works, subject to the protection afforded to the work(s) upon which they are based. The protection shall extend to the title of the work, if created, as well as the creative concept devised for broadcast material.

According to Federal Law No. 31 of 2016, promulgated by Law No. 17 of 2002 on Regulation and Protection of Industrial Property of Patents, Industrial Drawings and Designs, a patent protection in the UAE is granted for any new invention resulting from an innovative idea or innovative improvement of an invention in all fields of technology, provided that such an idea or innovative improvement has a scientific basis and is applicable. The invention shall be deemed industrially applicable in its broadest term if used or utilised in such fields as agriculture, fisheries, handicrafts and services. Examples of patents that are not protected include:

  • Researches, plant and animal species, and biological methods for production of animal and plant excluding microbiological methods and their products
  • Diagnostic methods, treatments and surgical operations needed for humans and animals
  • Scientific and mathematical principles, discoveries and methods
  • Guidelines, rules or methods followed to conduct business, perform mental activities or play games
  • Invention that may lead to violation of public order or morals.

Trademark can be Names, Words, Signatures, Letters, Figures, Drawing, Logos, Titles, Hallmarks, Seals, Pictures, Engravings, Advertisements packs, Any Other mark or group of marks, Voice (If accompanies with the Trademark) or any other combination intended to be used as trademark.

  • Brand Protection
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Monetary Benefits by franchising registered trademark or resell
  • Increase in Companies Goodwill
  • Prevention of unauthorized use of trademark

The Trademark registration certificate will be valid for 10 years in all the emirates of UAE, namely Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al quwain, Ras Al khaima, Al Ain and Fujairah from the date of trademark registration and can be renewable on expiry by paying applicable fees at that time.

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