A trademark is a symbol, word, or logo that is registered legally through their use represents a brand or an enterprise. Trademark registration protects the logo and the brand name of your company. Trademarks are intellectual property rights governed and protected by the law.
The main aim of a trademark is brand recognition. It serves as an assurance to the consumers that your company bearing the trademark is a well-known brand and provides good quality services. A trademark for your brand helps in standing out amongst the competition and protects the goodwill of your enterprise.
Trademark registration authority in the UAE:
The authorities in charge for your brand registration are:
- The Intellectual property rights (IPR)
- Department of Economic Development (DED)
- Ministry of Justice
- Customers Department
- The Economic Crimes Department (ECD)
- Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
Steps for trademark registration in the UAE
- Research about the current trademarks
- Fill out the application
- Pay the necessary amount
- Evaluate by the ministry
- Publish in the newspaper
- Final registration
Documents required for trademark registration:
- Nationality, name, and address of the trademark owner
- Natur of business
- Significance of the mark
- A power of attorney duly notarized and legalized at the consulate of UAE
What is a trademark for your brand?
Any form of distinguished seals, numbers, logos, titles, advertisements packs, marks that are used to distinguish between goods or services is considered as a trademark.
Regions covered under the UAE trademark?
UAE trademark registration is covered in the Emirates of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, and Umm Al Quwain.
Benefits of trademark registration:
- It protects your brand by restricting the use of the mark by others.
- Captures the minimum value of your business.
- Its used as a marketing tool for your brand.
- Right to sue others who misuse/copies your trademark
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