INFORMATION BRIEF

General Information on Customs Recordal

COUNTRY FILING REQUIREMENTS RECORDAL PERIOD
Algeria • Power of attorney, legalized up to the Algerian Consulate
• Copy of registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Letter of commitment in French signed under the company’s seal or letterhead and duly legalized before the Algerian Consulate
• Photos and other information about the original and counterfeit products
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Cyprus • Power of attorney, simply signed
• Copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Application form
• Photos and other information about the original and counterfeit products
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Jordan 1. Recordal with General Customs Department
• Power of attorney, legalized up to the Jordanian consulate
• Copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• A petition duly executed on behalf of the rights holder
• Brochures or images showing how the genuine trademark is being used

2. Recordal with Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)
• Power of attorney, legalized up to the Jordanian Consulate
• Copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Application form
• Brochures or images showing how the genuine trademark is being used
1. Recordal is valid for the trademark’s protection term, renewable for like periods

2. Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Morocco • Power of attorney, legalized up to the Moroccan Consulate
• Certified copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• A petition duly executed on behalf of the rights holder
• An undertaking, legalized, together with a notarized copy of the company’s General Assembly showing the name and position of the signatory
• Actual samples of goods bearing the trademark involved or a leaflet / brochure allowing easy identification of the genuine products in comparison with the counterfeit products (optional)
• Any relevant information on the origin of the counterfeit goods if available (optional)
• A specification of the exact goods for which the mark is actually used, in order for Customs to assign the adequate Harmonized System coding
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Saudi Arabia • Power of attorney, legalized up to the Saudi Consulate
• Copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Sudan • Power of attorney, legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate
• Certified copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Certificate of Incorporation, legalized up to the Sudanese Consulate
• Copy of the Import Certificate. Same is usually issued to the local agent/distributer by the Ministry of Economy and Trade
• Application form
• An electronic presentation of the original product to aid Customs officials in detecting counterfeits and differentiating them from the genuine products
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Turkey • Power of attorney, notarized with an Apostille certification
• Certified copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Application form
• An electronic presentation of the original product to aid Customs officials in detecting counterfeits and differentiating them from the genuine products
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
Tunisia • Power of attorney, simply signed
• Certified copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Application Form
• Photos and other information about the original and counterfeit products
Recordal is valid for one year, renewable for like periods
UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah) • Power of attorney, legalized up to the UAE Consulate
• Certified copy of the registration certificate of the trademark to be recorded
• Application form
• An electronic presentation of the original product to aid Customs officials in detecting counterfeits and differentiating them from the genuine products
Recordal is valid for the trademark’s protection term, renewable for like periods