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UAE: Trademark Renewals Going Online
July 31, 2018
Trademark renewals may be submitted electronically at the Trademark Office in the United Arab Emirates as of June 26, 2018.
The new process involves uploading the supporting documents to the online system, along with a renewal announcement in two local newspapers. The certificate will then be issued instantaneously, which significantly speeds up the renewal process.
It is worth noting that the publication in official gazette will occur on later stage after the issuance of renewal certificate.
Renewal of Trademarks in the UAE:
- 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 3 months
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