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Bahrain Address

P.O.Box 11925 Manama, Bahrain
Tel: 973 175 30040
Fax: 973 175 31199
Contact Person: Majeda Mannan
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  • Street Address

    Office No. 171, Building No. 474 (Dream Tower 1), Road No. 1010, Block No.410  Sanabis, Bahrain


  • General Information

    1. Classification - 11th edition — Single class filing
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Formality, substantive and relative grounds
    4. Opposition period - 60 days from publication date
    5. Extension of time - Not possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions
    6. Term of protection - 10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
    7. Use - Not mandatory, but non-use exposes the mark to cancellation actions interested parties

  • Filing Requirements

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register of the applicant or a Certificate of Incorporation (reflecting the company activity), duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A certified copy of the priority document in case of claiming priority.

  • Sound Mark

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register of the applicant or a Certificate of Incorporation (reflecting to company activity), duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • Musical note composition of the sound mark.
    • A Compact Disk containing the music piece in MP3 audio file or any other compatible format.

  • Trademark Renewal

    A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Trademark Assignment

    • A Power of Attorney from the Assignee legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register or a Certificate of Incorporation of the Assignee legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Trademark Merger

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • Merger document duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Trademark License

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A License document duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Trademark Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A Certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • General Information

    1. Search - Suspended
    2. Examination – Formality and substantive
    3. Publication - Published in the official gazette after grant
    4. Opposition period - 60 days from grant and publication of patent
    5. Annuities - Paid annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable after grant. A grace period of 6 months is allowed for late payment with an extra charge
    6. Term of protection - 20 years from the international filing date

  • Filing Requirements

    1. National Patent Application
      • A notarized Power of Attorney (If the applicant is Bahraini Nationality or resident) /A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate (If the applicant nonresident).
      • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s) duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate (notarized for resident).
      • An Extract from the applicant’s entry on the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation. 
      • The priority document. If the said document is in a language other than English, an English and a certified Arabic translation of the same must be provided thereof.
      • Specification, abstract, claims and drawings in English, together with a certified Arabic translation.
      • Certificate of Deposit of microorganism culture if the application is related to microorganisms.
      • Documents indicating that the inventor got the genetic resource or traditional knowledge legally (if the application is related to genetic resources or traditional knowledge).
    2. PCT Patent Application
      • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate
      • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
      • A copy of the priority document. If the said document is in a language other than English, an English and a certified Arabic translation of the same must be provided thereof.
      • Specification, abstract, claims and drawings in English, together with a certified Arabic translation.
      • PCT documents Publication Sheet and Search and Examination Reports. (Optional)
      • Certificate of Deposit of microorganism culture if the application is related to microorganisms.
      • Documents indicating that the inventor got the genetic resource or traditional knowledge legally (if the application is related to genetic resources or traditional knowledge).

  • General Information

    1. Term of protection - 10 years from filing date
    2. Examination - Formality, novelty and industrial applicability
    3. Annuities - A maintenance fee is due annually on the date of first publication. There is a 6-month grace period for late payment of annuities with an extra charge
    4. Application with multiple figures - Acceptable for up to 50 figures

  • Filing Requirements

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment from the designer(s), duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the applicant’s entry on the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation, or Association, also legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A certified copy of the priority document. If the said document is in a language other than English, an English translation of the same must be provided thereof, together with an Arabic translation.
    • Three representations of the design.

  • Patent Assignment

    • A Power of Attorney from the Assignee duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Design Assignment

    • A Power of Attorney from the Assignee duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation of the applicant, duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Patent/Design Change of Name and/or Address

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A Certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Registration Requirements

    • A written request in the letterhead of the applicant requesting the registration of the domain name.
    • A Power of Attorney duly notarized and legalized by Apostille OR the Bahraini Consulate.

  • Membership to IP-related treaties and international bodies

    • World Intellectual Property Organization
    • World Trade Organization
    • Trademark Law of Gulf Cooperation Council
    • Patent Law of Gulf Cooperation Council
    • Madrid Protocol
    • Nice Agreement
    • Berne Convention
    • Brussels Convention
    • Paris Convention
    • Patent Law Treaty
    • Rome Convention
    • Trademark Law Treaty
    • WIPO Copyright Treaty
    • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
    • Budapest Treaty
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