Department of Trademarks
Article (3) of the Trademarks Law 1969
provides for the definition of a trademark by:
"Means any indication that is relevant or related to any goods and used
or proposed to be used for the purpose of distinguishing the goods of a
person from the goods or services of other persons, unless their use is
not permitted The trademark may be of any distinctive mark, including
any word or Name, pseudonym, icon, brand, financial or financial
description, banner, ticket, signature, letter, number, logo, parcel,
sign, container or any of the above.
Article (3) of the Trademark Law 1969 provides for the definition of a
service mark as follows:
"Means any visible mark used or proposed to be used to distinguish a
person's services from the services of others".
One of the largest departments in the administration of intellectual
property and has been working to receive applications since 1931 for
more than eighty years and has exceeded the number of requests to 50
thousand applications so far.
The department is responsible
for registering national trademarks and national service marks, based on
applications submitted in accordance with the Trademark Law of 1969 and
its regulations for the year 1969.
It also registers
international marks in accordance with the Madrid System (Agreement +
Characteristics of the right
to the mark:
1 - Relative right and not absolute.
2. The right to the mark is temporary and not permanent.
3. Right-tag has double protection
License to use the mark:
1. If the trademark is used after the consent of the registered owner by
another natural or legal person, such use shall be deemed to be the use
of the registered owner himself, provided that the relations or
arrangements between the registered owner and the user include a
guarantee of the effective owner's control of the use of the trademark
And the characteristics of the goods and not to use the trademark in
such a way as to mislead public opinion.
2. Agreements between the relevant persons relating to the use of the
registered trademark shall be registered at the request of either party
within six months from the date of the agreement and the Registrar shall
issue a certificate of registration under his signature in the
prescribed form after payment of the prescribed fee. From the date of
the request and the registration period shall not exceed the period of
registration of the mark itself, and any agreement not registered in the
advanced manner shall not have any effect and shall be considered null
3. (a) The Minister may, by virtue of his order, decide on the necessity
of approving the agreements for the use of trademarks by the relevant
persons, as well as amending and renewing such agreements, which include
the payment of relative returns abroad, taking into account the needs
and economic development of the country.
(B) The transfer of the relative returns abroad shall be governed by the
currency regulations in force at the time of transfer.