The Trademark Office in Iran announced that, effective immediately, a certified copy of the commercial extract must be submitted in support of the trademark applications in the country.

The statutory requirements for filing a trademark application in Iran along with the authentication procedures are as follows:

1- Power of attorney, legalized. A general power may be used for subsequent filings.
2- Extract from the commercial register with local translation, signed and notarized.
3- Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified.
4- 15 prints of the mark for each application.

All the above documents must be submitted at the time of filing, but foreigners are allowed a 60-day period from notification date.

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