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Oman Industrial Design Law

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PROTECTION TERM
5 years from the filing date
EXAMINATION
As to novelty
APPLICATION WITH MULTIPLE FIGURES
Admissible for up to 100 designs, provided that all these designs belong to the same class of international
RENEWAL
Allowed for two consecutive terms of 5 years each
REMARKS
Oman introduced Industrial Property Rights Law no. 67 of 2008 on May 17, 2008, which includes provisions on design protection. This law replaces existing laws no. 38 of 2000, 39 of 2000, 40 of 2000, 41 of 2000, and 82 of 2000. The regulations implementing Law no. 67 of 2008 came into effect in Oman on December 17, 2008 by virtue of Ministerial Resolution no. 103 of 2008. The Omani Patent Office is now accepting design applications. However, it is important to note that the Omani Intellectual Property Department is yet to disclose specific formalities regarding requirements, examination, publication, registration and renewal

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, with an Apostille certification
• Copy of certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register
• Deed of assignment from the designer(s) to the applicant, with an Apostille certification
• Full description of the design, name of the designer, and 4 prints of the design
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