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P.O. Box 51 Panorama Cairo 11811 Egypt

Tel: 202 24053510

Fax: 202 24053511

Contact Person: Sameer Abbas

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  • Street Address

    Appt. No. 8, 12th Floor Building No.

    14 Al'Oboor Gardens Salah Salem Street Cairo, Egypt


  • General Information

    1. Classification - 10th edition 
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Formality, substantive and relative grounds
    4. Opposition period - 2 months or 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 
    7. Use - Exposed to cancellation actions by interested parties if there is no actual or effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years

  • Filing Requirements

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • In case of claiming priority, home or foreign application of the trade/service mark duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Trademark Renewal

       A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Trademark Assignment

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian  Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment form both parties duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register or an Article of Incorporation ,duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Trademark Merger

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Merger Certificate duly legalized by  the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Trademark Mortgage and licensing

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Mortgage or a License Agreement duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Article of Incorporation duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Trademark Recordal of change of Name or Address

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A certified copy of the change of Name / Address Certificate.

  • General Information

    1. Search - Patent applications and patents may be searched by title, patentee name, priority/PCT number, application number, subject matter
    2. Examination – As to form, novelty, inventiveness, industrial applicability, unity and compliance
    3. Publication -- Patents are published in the Official Gazette after acceptance
    4. Opposition period - 60 days from publication
    5. Annuities - Paid annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable before grant. A grace period of 12 months is allowed for late payment annuities with an extra charge
    6. Term of protection - 20 years from the international filing date

  • Filing Requirements

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor (s), duly legalized by the Egyptian Consul; or a copy of the original Assignment as filed with the basic foreign application duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate
    •  An Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • In case of claiming priority, home or foreign application duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Patent Assidnment

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Deed of Assignment from both parties duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    •  An Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation,  duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Patent Change of Name and/or Address

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Change of Name/Address Certificate duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Patent Merger

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Merger Certificate duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Patent Merger

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • A Mortgage or a License Agreement duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Article of Incorporation duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • General Information

    1. Term of protection - 10 years from filing date
    2. Examination - Formality and novelty
    3. Application with multiple figures - Acceptable for up to 50 figures
    4. Renewal – Protection can be renewed for a further period of five years when owner applies for a renewal
    5. within the last year of the protection period. A grace period of 3 months is also allowed.

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of attorney legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Four copies of the drawing of the design.
    • Brief description of the design.
    • Certified copy of the priority document if claimed.

  • Design Assignment

    • Power of attorney from assignee dulylegalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Deed of assignment document signed by both parties duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Design Change of Name and/or Address

    • Power of attorney dulylegalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certificate of change of name duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the certificate of change of address

  • Design Merger

    • Power of attorney signed and sealed by both parties, duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Merger agreement document duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.

  • Design Licensing

    • Power of attorney signed and sealed duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate for each party.
    • License agreement document duly legalized by the Egyptian Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation of the licensee duly
    • legalized by the Egyptian Consulate. Recordal of the registered user or license agreement document after registration certificate is issued.

  • Registration Requirements

    DOMAIN name ending with (.com.eg)

    • Certificate of incorporation in Egypt.
    • Tax Card
    • Trademark registration certificate (registered at least 5 years ago)

  • Membership Of International Bodies

    WIPO Treaties

    WIPO Convention, since May 1982. Paris Convention (Industrial Property), since March 2004. Berne Convention (Literary and Artistic Works), since March 2004.
    WTO Observer
    Other Member of UCC since April 1994. Member of the Patent Office of the Gulf Cooperation Council, since its inception December 1992.

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