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Kuwait: TMO Modifies Formalities

July 25, 2013

The Kuwaiti Trademark Office is now requesting for a declaration in support of requests for cancellation of a registered trademark by its owner. The declaration must be legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate, and should be submitted along with a power of attorney and the original certificate of registration for endorsement purposes.

For further information, we list below the statutory requirements of a trademark application (be it a registration, renewal, recordal of assignment or a recordal of change of name/address) at the Kuwaiti Trademark Office.

Trademark Application
1. Power of attorney, legalized.
2. 12 prints of the mark for each application.
 
Trademark Renewal
1. Power of attorney, legalized.
2. Original Kuwaiti certificateof registration of the mark for endorsement.
 
Assignment
1. Power of attorney from the assignee, legalized.
2. Deed of assignment, legalized.
4. Original certificate of registration of the marks for endorsement.

Change of Name/Address
1. Power of attorney, legalized.
2. Official certificate evidencing the change of name/address.
3. Original certificate of registration of the marks for endorsement.

Cancellation of a Trademark by its owner:
1. Power of attorney, legalized.
2. Declaration from the owner, legalized.
3. Original certificate of registration of the marks for endorsement.

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