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Requirements for filing an application

  1. Name, address, nationality of the applicant and of their representatives in the UAE (if there is any).
  2. Name of the Industrial design or model.
  3. A detailed description of the Industrial design or model, specifying its novelty.
  4. Drawings/photographs of the industrial design or model to explain it.
  5. If the applicant is a company then description of its status (Plc/LLC/Ltd) and its objectives (as per the Memorandum and Articles of Association)
  6. An extract from the Commercial Register or an official extract from the Articles of Association if the applicant is a company or an organization.
  7. A document to illustrate the entitlement of the applicant in the industrial design or model if the applicant is not its inventor/designer. 
  8. A Power of Attorney.
  9. A certified copy of the priority documents to include a copy of the application with its attachments showing the date, number and country of that application in another country if the UAE application is based on a priority claim under an international agreement or convention that the UAE is a party to.
  10. A Temporary Protection Certificate if any.

Please note:   

  • The documents referred to in 6,7 and 8, if executed outside the UAE, must be legalised (authenticated) with the UAE Embassy or Consulate and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country of origin.  
  • All documents filed must be in Arabic, if the originals are drawn up in English Language. If the original language is not English then the documents must be translated into both languages English and Arabic. 
  • The originals of the documents referred to in 3 and 4 must be attached with the application form when it is submitted.