FAQs about TMs

Miscellaneous:

  1. How can we obtain the maximum protection in a particular class?
  2. Which are the goods or services that can not be registered in the UAE?
  3. Does protection for any specified goods in any class give an additional protection to all the goods in the class?
  4. Can a trademark be registered in the name of more than one applicant? If so, what are the requirements?
  5. Can an application be filed without its complete documents and what is the deadline for filing the documents?
  6. Is filing a multiclass application possible in UAE?
  7. In case a trademark is not renewed in due time, and another company register the same trademark, can the original owner oppose the registration or not?
  8. What will happen, if the trademark was originally filed incorrectly?
  9. Can the assignment of an application be recorded?
  10. Is recording a license agreement compulsory?
  11. Can a part of the registered mark be used separately?

Periods:

  1. How long will it take to conduct a trademark search?
  2. How long will it takes to register a trademark?
  3. What is the term of protection of a trademark?
  4. What is the opposition period to a Trademark?

Ratifications:

  1. Is it necessary to legalize the Power of Attorney?
  2. What are the two types of attestation of Power of Attorney?
  3. Is it necessary to legalize the Priority document?
  4. What is the alternative, if there is no UAE consulate in the applicant’s country?