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UAE Deed of Assignment for Designs
DOA
UAE Power of Attorney for Designs
POA

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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Industrial Design Law

what you need to know

PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, and industrial applicability
APPLICATION WITH MULTIPLE FIGURES
Inadmissible
ANNUITIES
A maintenance fee is due annually on the anniversary of the filing date. There is a 6-month grace period for late payment, the last 3 of which are subject to a surcharge
RENEWAL
Not possible

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of incorporation, legalized
• Deed of assignment from designer(s), legalized
• 2 sets of the representations or drawings from different angles, which clarify the main features of the design
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• Sets of the representations or drawings Item 4 must be submitted at the time of filing, all remaining documents may be submitted within 90 days of filing date