Trademark Registration Process

Stages in TM Registration Process

Stages In Trademark Search – UAE

  • Online availability search with moe database
  • Search process is in uae is done with the core content of the logo, preferably as a word mark
  • Issue of search report with legal opinion

Stages In Trademark Search – Global

  • Assignment of search work to our attorney associate
  • Receipt of availability search report from our associate attorney in the particular country
  • Search process is DNE in comparison to the device marks available with trademark registry in a country
  • Intimation to client about registrability of their mark with legal opinion

Stages In Trademark Registration – UAE

  • Trademark search
  • Preparation of POA
  • Filing of application
  • Waiting for tm application examination by MOE
  • Provisional approval
  • Newspaper publication
  • Gazette notification
  • Mandatory waiting period post to gazette publication
  • Payment of final registration fee
  • Issue of original certificate

If Application Is Rejected At Examination Stage

  • Appeal against ministry decision
  • Hearing of appeal
  • Waiting for review decision
  • Decision from appellate authority
  • If acceptance – proceed with paper publication & gazette
  • If rejection – close the application

If Third Party Objection during Mandatory Waiting Period

  • Filing counter objection
  • Hearing of petition
  • Waiting for review decision
  • Decision from appellate authority
  • If acceptance – proceed with payment of registration fee
  • Issue of original certificate
  • If rejection – appeal against ministry decision / close the application

Stages In Trademark Registration – Global

  • Trademark search
  • Preparation of poa
  • Legalization / local attestation of poa
  • Filing of application
  • Waiting for examination of tm application
    • Acceptance / rejection
    • Publication of tm (if acceptance)
    • Appeal (if rejection)
  • Counter objection for hearing (if third party objection)
  • Submission of usage proof / declaration of use , wherever necessary
  • If acceptance, payment of balance registration fee
  • Issue of certificate

Stages In Trademark Objection / Appeal

  • Appeal / reply to refusal (if tm application refused by trademark registry)
  • Filing counter objection (if third party objection)
  • Waiting period for review by trademark registry
  • Call for hearing on petition
  • Decision by appellate authority
  • Intimation to client on future course of action

Stages For All Other Services

  • Preparation of supporting documents
  • Filing of application
  • Waiting for approval
  • Approval intimation from respective authority
  • Intimation to client on approval
  • Issue of report / certificate