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Trademark registration in UAETrademark is a brand name, symbol or logo that used by the manufactures to identify their goods and services that are legally registered or established. It can be a name, word, signature, letter, figure, drawing, symbol, title, tax stamp, seal, image, inscription, advertisement, or any other combination that is intended to be used.

Ministry of Economic is responsible in Trademark registration in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Trademark is valid for all the seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al quwain, Ras Al khaima, Al Ain and Fujairah).

A trademark registration is valid for 10 years in the UAE further extension needs additional fees, and the registration can be renewed for the same period. Registered trademark will be under legal protection in UAE during 10 years since the date of official TM registration.

Benefits of UAE Trademark Registration

  • Can help to protect your business identity.
  • Protecting you for using the similar trademark
  • “Concrete Proof” of your legally protected rights
  • It removes the need to rely on “common law” rights (passing off)
  • Registration protects against others who trade in the same, but defective goods/services.

Documents required for Trademark Registration in UAE

  • Application form
  • Sample of trademark design (brand name)
  • Confirmation of official fee payment
  • Trading license
  • Power of attorney
  • List of goods and services to be protected
  • ID or passport of person who will sign application
  • Contact details of the applicant

UAE Trademark Certificate Cost

Trademark Registration in UAE is a streamlined process governed by the Ministry of Economy in the UAE. All the new applications for trademark registration is to be submitted online for the approval from the Ministry of Economy via the website.

Applicants must pay the fees and submit the required documents for review and subsequent processing of the Trademark Registration Certificate for your brand assets.

Trademark Registration Fee

 

Description Amount
Filing Fees
AED 1,000
Publication Trademark Journal
AED 1,000
Publication in 2 Local Arabic NewsPapers
AED 1,500
Trademark Certificate
AED 10,000

Trademark Registration Process

1. Register and Fill Application Form

The first step in registering a trademark is to search for the trademark and ensure it is not already in use. Only after choosing the appropriate assets for the trademark, you can proceed with the registration process.
Submit the required documents along with the trademark registration form to the Ministry of Economy via the website.

 

2. Initial Approval Fees

Pay the required fees for the initial approval of the trademark registration application form.
Our experts will assist you with document preparation, application form submission, legal translations, and fee payment at this stage.

3. Study and Review of the Application Form

The Ministry of Economy will evaluate the submitted application form. Any incomplete form or improper documents will result in a rejection. Else, you will receive an initial confirmation about the approval of your trademark registration request.

4. Publishing in Local Newspapers

After the approval from the Ministry, the trademark registration approval letter will be published in two local UAE newspapers. Any objections to the trademark could be notified to the Ministry in 30 days from the publishing.

5. Final Payment for Trademark Registration

The Ministry of Economy will further review the status of the Application and issue the Trademark Registration Certificate for your assets.
The certificate will include the registration number, application date, name of the business & the owner, trademark details and description of the assets that received the trademark.

6. Obtaining the Trademark Registration Certificate

Once the trademark is received, it is valid for 10 years’ subject to renewal post that period for a fee.
The Trademark Registration UAE will enable brands to protect its assets from copying and counterfeiting in the UAE.
The Trademark Registration Certificate can be used as a legal instrument to protect your brand in case of any infringement.

Trademark Registration Assistance

The Trademark Registration process in UAE appears to simple and straightforward but any errors made in the application form or during the document submission will result in the rejection of the trademark.

Hence, it is best to engage an experienced business consultant who is well aware of the Trademark Registration Process in the UAE.

Aurion team extends full support in registering a Trademark in the UAE and comply with all legal requirements. The professionals at Aurion has expertise in registering trademarks without any hassles for the investor. We have supported in registering more than 150 trademarks in the UAE.

To know more about Trademark Registration in the UAE, connect with our team right away!