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

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Oman Trademark Law

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
10th edition – multiclass application
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Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
OPPOSITION PERIOD
60 days from publication date
EXTENSION OF TIME
Not possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions. Possible for 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 after registration date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, with Apostille certification
• Copy of certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• A general POA may be used for subsequent filings)
• All documents may be submitted within 60 days from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• Grace period of 6 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, with Apostille certification
• Certificate of change of name/address, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• May be recorded for applications and registrations
Filing Requirements
• POA, with Apostille certification
• Deed of assignment, with Apostille certification
• Copy of certificate of incorporation
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, with Apostille certification
• Merger agreement, with Apostille certification
• Copy of certificate of incorporation
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
Filing Requirements
• POA, with Apostille certification
• License agreement, with Apostille certification
• Copy of certificate of incorporation
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