Dammam Map

 Dammam Address

SMAS-IP Saud M.A. Shawwaf Law Office 

P.O. Box: 17854 Riyadh 11494 Saudi Arabia
Tel: 966 11 412 7711
Fax: 966 11 412 7733
Contact Person: Nedal Alkharouf
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Street Address

    122 Creativity Trading Center Building ,Office No. 2, 2nd Floor

    Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mosaad (Dabab Street), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • General Information

    1. Classification - 10th edition, single class filing. Class 33, alcoholic goods in class 32, pork meat in class 29, and Christmas trees and related products in class 28 cannot be registered
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Formality, absolute, 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 Hijri years (approximately 9 years and 8 months) from filing date and renewable for like periods
    7. Use - Mark is vulnerable to cancellation action by interested parties if there is no effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years preceding date of filing for cancellation

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • In case of claiming priority, certified copy of the corresponding home or foreign application.

  • Renewal

    • Power of Attorneyduly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Copy of the registration certificate

  • Assignment

    • Deed of Assignment, signed by both parties, legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney from the Assignee duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

  • Change of Name

    • Certificate of Change of Name duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Power of Attorney in the new name and/or address duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

  • Change of Address

    • Power of Attorney in the new address duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

     

  • Merger

    • Power of Attorney from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Certificate of Merger, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

  • Licensing

    • Power of Attorney from the licensee duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Copy of the License Agreement, signed by both parties, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

  • 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

  • Licensing

    • Power of Attorney from the licensee duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Copy of the License Agreement, signed by both parties, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • The Original Registration Certificate.

  • Filing Requirements

  • Local Applications (Paris Convention Route)

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • If the applicant is different from the inventor, an Assignment from the inventor (s) duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the priority document, if priority is claimed.
    • Specification, claims, abstract and formal drawings, if any, in English and Arabic languages. The Arabic translation will be prepared from our end.

  • National Application (PCT Route)

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • If the applicant is different from the inventor, an Assignment from the inventor (s) duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Specification, claims, abstract and formal drawings, if any, in English and Arabic. The Arabic translation will be prepared from our end.

  • Transfer of Ownership/Assignment

    • Power of Attorney from the assignee duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Deed of Assignment duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.

  • Change of Name or Address of the owner

    • Power of Attorney, in the new Name or Address, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Certificate of Change of Name/Address duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.

     

  • Recordal of Merger

    • Power of Attorney from the entity surviving the merger duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Certificate of Merger duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.

  • Patent Licensing

    • Power of Attorney from the licensee duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Copy of the License Agreement duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.

  • General Information

    1. Term of protection - 10 years from filing date
    2. Examination - Formality examinationonly
    3. Annuities - A maintenance fee is paid annually on designs, and is payable the first 3 months of each calendar year following the year the design application was filed. A grace period of 3 months is allowed for late payment with an extra charge
    4. Renewal - Not possible

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Deed of Assignment from the designer also legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
    • Certified copy of the priority document, in case of claiming priority.
    • Brief description of the design pointing out the novel aspects thereof.
    • Three representations of the design.

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate
    • Assignment from the inventor(s), If the applicant is different from the inventor, dulylegalized by the Saudi Consulate.

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney from the applicant, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate
    • If the applicant is different from the inventor, an Assignment from the inventor(s), legalized by the Saudi Consulate

  • Registration Requirements

      • Power of Attorney, duly legalized by the Saudi Consulate.
      • Copy of the trademark Registration Certificate of the domain name in Saudi Arabia.
      • A letter on the letterhead of the applicant addressed to Saudi NIC (Network Information Center), requesting registration of the domain name.
      • Letter MUST verify the following:
        • Name and contact particulars of an authorized officer with the company
        • .Particulars of the host which will serve the domain name

  • Membership Of International Bodies

    World Intellectual Property Organisation, World Trade Organisation, GCC, Berne Convention, Paris Convention, GCC Patent Law, Patent Law Treaty, Patent Cooperation Treaty

     

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    Deed Of Assignments (DS)
     
    Deed Of Assignments (DS)
     
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