Filing Trademark Application:
A Power of
Attorney form duly notarized and legalized up to the
The name, address,
nationality, legal status and the nature of the
of the applicant.
The list of the
goods to be covered.
A simply copy of
the Certificate of Incorporation of the Applicant
Company or an Extract
of the Entry of
the applicant in the Commercial Register.
Six prints of the
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
Particulars of the
owner such as name, address, nationality, and nature
Title of the
design and particulars of a corresponding foreign
Description of the
Filing Copyright Application:
A power of
attorney duly legalized up to the Qatari Consulate.
The name of the
author or authors in case of joint works.
The subject of the
Five copies of the
specification of the work.
declaration by the author or authors specifying the
manner in which they choose to publish the work.
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
Are there any
goods or services for which the mark can not be
- 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.
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
May priority be
claimed under the Paris Convention?