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

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Syria Trademark Law

what you need to know

CLASSIFICATION
10th edition – single class application
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Possible for word and device marks
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
OPPOSITION PERIOD
90 days from publication date
EXTENSION OF TIME
Not 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 3 consecutive years preceding the date of filing for cancellation

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Simple copy of home or foreign registration with Arabic translation
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
• Certificate of origin, legalized (for classes 3 and 5), and list of ingredients typed on company's letterhead (for class 5)
What you need to know
• A general POA may be used for subsequent filings as long as a copy is filed at local Notary Public
• All documents may be submitted within 3 months from filing date
• The applicant is required to declare on the application form the date of actual use of the mark in Syria or the intention of use of the mark in the country within 3 years from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
What you need to know
• Grace period of 6 months
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of change of name/address, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
• Must be recorded within 3 months from effective date otherwise a surcharge is levied
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 recorded within 3 months from effective date otherwise a surcharge is levied
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registrations only
• Must be recorded within 3 months from effective date otherwise a surcharge is levied
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• License agreement, legalized
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
• Must be recorded within 3 months from effective date otherwise a surcharge is levied