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

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
11th edition — multiclass application
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Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal and absolute grounds
OPPOSITION PERIOD
2 months from publication date
EXTENSION OF TIME
Possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions
PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation by any interested party if there has been no effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• A separate power is required for each application or set of applications
• All documents may be submitted within 4 months from filing date
Filing Requirements
• No additional documents are required
What you need to know
• Grace period of 6 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Extract from the commercial register evidencing the change with French translation, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Deed of assignment, notarized
What you need to know
• Trademarks may be assigned with or without the goodwill of the business concerned
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of merger, notarized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• License agreement with verified French translation, notarized
What you need to know
• License recordal is not compulsory but advisable in order to be effective against third parties
• May be recorded for registrations only