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Kuwait Address

P.O. Box 2958 Safat, 13030 Kuwait 

Tel: +965 22958640

Fax: +965 22958644

Contact Person: Nedal Alkharouf

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  • Street Address

    8th Floor, Al Safat Center Al-Shuhada Street, next to Kuwait Airways building. Kuwait

  • General Information

    1. Classification - 10th edition — single class filing. Class 33, alcoholic goods in class 32, and pork meat in class 29 are not acceptable for registration
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Both formality and substantive
    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 renewable indefinitely
    7. Use - Non-use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years exposes to mark to cancellation by any interested parties

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • Copy of an Extract from the Commercial Register or copy of the Articles of Association or Incorporation, if the applicant is a corporate body. The document should be filed within 3 months from the application’s date
    • In case of claiming priority, a certified copy of the corresponding home or foreign application.

  • Trademark Renewal

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • The original Registration Certificate.

  • Trademark Assignment

    • A Power of Attorney executed by the assignee and duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • A deed of assignment signed by both parties and legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • The original Registration Certificate for endorsement purposes.

  • Trademark Merger

    • A Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Kuwaiti consulate
    • A merger document duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • The original Registration Certificate for endorsement purposes.

  • Trademark Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A Power of Attorney executed in the new name and/or address and duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • A certificate of change of name and/or address duly legalized by the Kuwaiti consulate.
    • The original Registration Certificate for endorsement purposes.

  • Effective or applicable Law – GCC Patent Law

    Protection in Kuwait can only be obtained via a GCC Patent Office since April 2016 Term of protection - 20 years from the international filing date

    Visit GCC page

  • General Information

    1. Term of protection- 10 years from filing date
    2. Examination - Formality, novelty, and industrial applicability
    3. Application with multiple figures - Acceptable for up to 50 figures
    4. Renewal - Allowed for one 5 year term

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register, Articles of Incorporation or Memorandum of Association, if the applicant is a company, duly legalized by the Kuwaiti Consulate.
    • Title and brief description of the design, together with two copies of its drawings.

  • Registration Requirements

    • A Power of Attorney simply signed and sealed by the applicant.
    • A written request on the letterhead of the applicant authorizing the registration of the domain name.

  • Membership to IP-related treaties and international bodies

    • World Intellectual Property Organisation
    • World Trade Organisation
    • Berne Convention
    • Brussels Convention (Signature)
    • Madrid Agreement (Source)
    • Paris Convention
    • Patent Law Treaty (Signature)
    • Rome Convention
    • Nice Agreement

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    Deed Of Assignments (DS)
     
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