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Oman Address

P.O. Box: 3806 Ruwi 112, Oman

Tel: +968 24 482805

Fax: +968 24 482708

Contact Person: Hifzy Haloub

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  • Street Address

    301 Jasmine Complex 3rd Floor,

    Al Hadiqa Street Al Khuwair Oman


  • General Information

    1. Classification - 10th edition – single class filing
    2. Search - Possible for word and device marks
    3. Examination - Both formality and substantive examination
    4. Opposition period - 60 days from the publication date
    5. Extension of time - Not possible for filing oppositions and counter oppositions. Possible for responding to office actions
    6. Term of protection - 10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods (10 years)
    7. Use - Mark vulnerable to cancellation action by any interested parties if there is no effective use of the mark for a period of 5 consecutive years after registration date

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).

  • General Information

    1. Search - Patent Search not available in Oman
    2. Examination - Both formality and substantive
    3. Publication - Patents are published in the Official Gazette after substantive examination and after grant
    4. Opposition period - 120 days from first publication. The patent is also re-published after grant with no opposition period provided for
    5. Annuities - Paid annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable before 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
    7. Exploitation - Yes, it is mandatory to exploit a patent within a period of 3 years from grant

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • If the applicant is different from the inventor, an Assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Specification, claims, abstract and formal drawings, if any, in English.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation, or any equivalent document.
    • Copies of the International search report and preliminary examination, copy of the PCT application as published.

  • Assignment

    • Power of Attorney from the Assignee, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Deed of Assignment, signed by both parties, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation from the Assignee, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).

  • Change of Name and/or Address

    • Power of Attorney in the new name and/or address, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Certificate of Change of Name and/or Address, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).

  • Merger

    • Power of Attorney from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Certificate of Merger, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).

  • Licensing

    • Power of Attorney from the licensee, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Copy of the License Agreement duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or Articles of Incorporation from the Licensee, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).

  • General Information

    1. Term of Protection - 5 years from the filing date
    2. Examination – Formality and novelty
    3. Application with multiple figures - Acceptable for up to 100 designs, on condition that the designs belong to the same international class
    4. Renewal - Allowed for two consecutive terms of 5 years each

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney from the designer duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Deed of Assignment signed by the designer, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • The title and drawings of the design, supported by brief description.
    • Certified copy of the priority document.

  • Registration Requirements

    • Power of Attorney from the Applicant, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Extract from the entry of the applicant in the Commercial Register, or any equivalent document, duly legalized by the Omani Consulate or (to be authenticated or certified by Apostille, if the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention).
    • Particulars of the owner of the domain name.
    • Certified copy of the License Agreement, if the Domain Name denotes a licensed trademark. Primary Server IP Address.

  • Membership Of International Bodies

    • World Intellectual Property Organization
    • World Trade Organization
    • GCC
    • Berne Convention
    • Brussels Convention
    • Nairobi Treaty
    • Paris Convention
    • Patent Law Treaty
    • Trademark Law Treaty
    • WIPO Copyright Treaty
    • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
    • Budapest Treaty
    • Hague Agreement
    • Madrid Protocol
    • Patent Cooperation Treaty
    • GCC Patent Law
    • Apostille Convention
    • The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

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