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Requirements for filing trademark application


Particulars and documentation to be included in the application are as follows:

The particulars shall be printed on the format designed by the Ministry for this purpose.

The application shall be accompanied by the following documentation:

  • Power of attorney duly legalized in favor of  emirates international law firm
  • 24 prints of the trade mark (logo or design) affixed on a self-adhesive paper in addition to fixing one copy of the trademark on the application form and the trademark copy format. The drawings should be printed on 6x6 paper
  • A certified Arabic translation of the wording/text of the trademark if it is not submitted in Arabic. (The firm can undertake the legal translation).

In addition we would need the following information in order to complete the application and to register the trademark in the UAE:

  • The applicant's name, surname, profession, and trade name, if any
  • The citizenship of the applicant, place of residence and nature of business.
  • The mark to be registered.
  • A description of the goods or services to which the mark applies and this description must be specific.
  • The location of the commercial premises or production facility which uses the mark or desires to use it in distinguishing its goods or services.
  • The address in the United Arab Emirates, if any, selected="true" for sending correspondence documents concerning the registration.
  • The signature of the applicant or the applicant’s representative