Lebanon
Lebanon
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Lebanon

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

Laws

Lebanon Trademark Law

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
11th edition — multiclass application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal and absolute grounds
OPPOSITION
No provisions
EXTENSION OF TIME
Not possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions
PROTECTION TERM
15 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
USE
Non-use cancellation actions are not possible

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• A general POA may be used for subsequent filings
• Priority document may be submitted within 3 months from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
What you need to know
• Grace period of 3 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of change of name/address, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• Trademarks may be assigned with or without the goodwill of the business concerned
• May be recorded for registrations only
• Must be made within 3 months after the transfer or else a surcharge is levied for each delay of 2 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
• Must be made within 3 months after the transfer or else a surcharge is levied for each delay of 2 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• License agreement, legalized
What you need to know
• License recordal is not compulsory but advisable in order to become effective against third parties
• May be recorded for registrations only