UAE Trademark Registration
United Arab Emirates (UAE) mainly comprised of seven emirates, of which Abu Dhabi and Dubai are key aviation hubs in the Middle East and serve as staging posts for many flights to and from Asia, Africa and Europe. Therefore, UAE enjoys a special geographic advantage.
Member states of UAE Trademark
|Ras al-Khaimah||Sharjah||Umm al-Quwain|
Required Information and Documents
- Corporation Applicant: Business Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation
- Individual Applicant: Identity documents and address proof
- Application form
- Trademark image
- Power of Attorney (Notarised and legalised up to the Consulate)
Trademark Registration Flow
- Trademark Search
- Initial Application
- Substantive Examination
- Issuance of Certificate
Preliminary Trademark Search
The Preliminary trademark search, while optional, to avoid legal complications in the future. The point of a trademark search is to ensure that the trademark is not already under application or registered by another entity in order to reduce the possibilities of the rejection or opposition raised.
Duration of Application
The registration is valid for 10 years.
Renewal application for 10 years may be submitted 6 months before the expiry.