Qatar

Filing Trademark Application: 

  1. A Power of Attorney form duly notarized and legalized up to the Qatari Consulate.

  2. The name, address, nationality, legal status and the nature of the business

  3. of the applicant.

  4. The list of the goods to be covered.

  5. A simply copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of the Applicant Company or an Extract

  6. of the Entry of the applicant in the Commercial Register.

  7. Six prints of the mark.

  8. A copy of the Priority document, if priority is to be claimed.

Filing Patent Application:

Qatar is covered by the Gulf Cooperation Patent Law (GCC Patent Office) in Riyadh, since there is no law for the protection of patents in Qatar. The applicants who are interested in protection in the said country should designate Qatar as a state party to the GCC Patent Office. Please look at the requirements and charges for a GCC patent Below .

Filing Design Application:

Since there is no design law in Qatar, the method of protection is by publishing cautionary notices in Arabic and English in newspapers. There is no regulation as to when a cautionary notice should be republished. Publication is not as effective means as a registration and published notices are not filed with any official department.

  1. Particulars of the owner such as name, address, nationality, and nature of business.

  2. Title of the design and particulars of a corresponding foreign registration.

  3. Description of the design.

Filing Copyright Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Qatari Consulate.

  2. The name of the author or authors in case of joint works.

  3. The subject of the work.

  4. Five copies of the work.

  5. A detailed specification of the work.

  6. A written declaration by the author or authors specifying the manner in which they choose to publish the work.

  7. Approval of the work by the competent department in the Ministry of Information in accordance with the provisions of the Publications Law ( we will handle this matter upon filing.

FAQ

Trademarks

  • Are there any goods or services for which the mark can not be registered?
    - Yes, goods in class 33 and alcoholic beverages in class 32 are not permitted to register.

  • What is the term of protection of a trademark?
    - Protection term for registration and renewals are 10 years as from the filing date.

  • Does the specification of goods in any class limit the protection to the specified goods?
    - It is possible to claim all goods included in the class. Classes 1, 4 to 7, 10 to 14, 16 to 22, 29 and 31 are not entirely granted by the Qatar Trademark Law.

  • May priority be claimed under the Paris Convention?
    - Yes.
     

   

 


 

 

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