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Gaza Deed of Assignment for Trademarks
DOA
Gaza Power of Attorney for Trademarks
POA

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
10th edition — single class application. Class 33 and alcoholic goods in class 32 cannot be registered
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Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
OPPOSITION PERIOD
3 months from publication date
EXTENSION OF TIME
Not possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions
PROTECTION TERM
7 years from filing date and renewable for periods of 14 years each
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation by any interested party if there has been no effective use of the mark for a period of 2 years preceding date of filing for cancellation

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
What you need to know
• A general POA may be used for subsequent filings
• POA must be submitted at the time of filing
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
What you need to know
• Grace period of 1 month
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of change of name/address, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for applications and registrations
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• Trademarks may be assigned only with the goodwill of the business concerned
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
What you need to know
• License recordal is compulsory in order to be effective against third parties
• May be recorded for registrations only