GCC Trademark

GCC - Gulf Cooperation Council Trademark Related 

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The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Arabic: %u0645%u062C%u0644%u0633 %u0627%u0644%u062A%u0639%u0627%u0648%u0646 %u0644%u062F%u0648%u0644 %u0627%u0644%u062E%u0644%u064A%u062C %u0627%u0644%u0639%u0631%u0628%u064A%u0629‎), originally (and still) known as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC, %u0645%u062C%u0644%u0633 %u0627%u0644%u062A%u0639%u0627%u0648%u0646 %u0627%u0644%u062E%u0644%u064A%u062C%u064A), is a political and economic union of Arab states bordering the Persian Gulf, namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

In December 2011, Saudi Arabia proposed that the GCC deepen their integration to form a confederation.Objections have been raised against the proposal by the other countries.There have been discussions regarding the future membership of Jordan, Morocco, and Yemen.

Established in Abu Dhabi on 25 May 1981,the original union comprised the 630-million-acre (2,500,000 km2) Persian Gulf states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The unified economic agreement between the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council was signed on 11 November 1981 in Abu Dhabi. These countries are often referred to as "the GCC states".

Member states

There are six member states of the union:

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Common name

Official name

Type of government

in English

in romanized Arabic

Bahrain

Kingdom of Bahrain

Mamlakat al-Ba%u1E25rayn

Constitutional monarchy

Kuwait

State of Kuwait

Dawlat al-Kuwayt

Constitutional monarchy

Oman

Sultanate of Oman

Sal%u1E6Danat %u02BBUm%u0101n

Absolute monarchy

Qatar

State of Qatar

Dawlat Qa%u1E6Dar

Constitutional monarchy

Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Al-Mamlaka al-%u02BBArabiyya as-Su%u02BB%u016Bdiyya

Absolute monarchy

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Al-Im%u0101r%u0101t al-‘Arab%u012Byah al-Mutta%u1E25idah

Federal monarchya

a Elective de jure, hereditary de facto.

 

Kindly note that the charges quoted herein are all inclusive, and there will be no other charges in the normal cases. However, our charges do not include expenses that may subsequently be charged for the legalization of supporting documents, reporting and responding to official actions, extra publication required by the concerned authority, or any other incidental charges that may be incurred during the registration procedure, and may be subject to increases due to changes in the official fees or exchange rates.

Kindly note that the charges quoted herein are all inclusive, and there will be no other charges in the normal cases. However, our charges do not include expenses that may subsequently be charged for the legalization of supporting documents, reporting and responding to official actions, extra publication required by the concerned authority, or any other incidental charges that may be incurred during the registration procedure, and may be subject to increases due to changes in the official fees or exchange rates.

RequirementsFiling Requirements 
Trademark/Service Mark Applications1. A simply signed Power of Attorney for each application in French. 

2. A list of the goods to be covered by the application. 

3. The name and address of the applicant. 

4. A certified copy of the priority document. It must be submitted within a period of six months, in case it is claimed. 

Renewal of Trademark/Service Mark Registrations1. A simply signed Power of Attorney for each application. 

2. The number and date of the registered trademark/service mark. 

3. The name, address and nationality of the applicant.

4. Proof of use.


Assignment Applications1. A simply signed Power of Attorney by the assignee.

2. A duly notarized deed of assignment signed by the assignor and the assignee. 

3. The name and address of the assignee. 

4. The number and date of the registered trademark/service mark. 


License Applications1. A simply signed Power of Attorney by the licensee.

2. A notarized license agreement executed by both parties. 

3. The name, address and nationality of the licensee.Change of Name Applications 

1. A simply signed Power of Attorney. 

2. A certified copy of the change of name document.

3. The number and date of the registered trademark/service mark.


Change of Address Applications1. A simply signed Power of Attorney. 

2. The number and date of the registered trademark/service mark.

 

Summary

List of Required Documents:

The documents required for filing the above application are:         

Name, address and nationality of applicant. (Passport copy)

Description of goods/services.

Digital Copy of the logo in jpeg format.

Trade License Copy and authorized signatory’s passport copy along with visa page [Applicable if registration is on company name].

Power of Attorney notarized up to Dubai Courts. (Approx. cost US$ 100- shall be borne by applicant).

A separate power of attorney directly in favor of the trademark lawyer will be required for KSA (Approx. cost US$ 700 - to be paid by you on actual basis).

 

Protection period:

The certificates are valid for 10 years and can be renewable for the same periods.

Please note that quoted costs are inclusive of Professional and Governmental charges and are on the basis of registering one trademark class of goods or services or logo and each item shall be applied as a separate application.

Further please note that the above charges and time frame are applicable only, if the application proceeds normally to registration and no serious objection is raised by the authorities and in absence of oppositions by any third parties

for further information you can contact us on info@trademarks.ae

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