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Kuwait: Trademark Renewal Going Online

November 1, 2018

Trademark renewals may be submitted electronically at the Trademark Office in the Kuwait as of late September 2018.

The new process involves uploading the supporting documents to the TMO’s new online system. It is worth noting that the online publication in official gazette will occur on later stage filing the renewal and paying the official fees.

What you need to know about renewal of trademarks in Kuwait:

  • Protection Period: 10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
  • Filing Requirements: Legalized POA and a simple copy of the certificate of registration
  • What you need to know: Grace period of 6 months

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