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UAE Trademark Registration

Trademark registration in UAE allows companies to protect their brand name, symbol or logo from unauthorized usage. Trademark registration helps manufacturers to identify their goods and services. It can be a name, word, signature, letter, figure, drawing, symbol, title, tax stamp, seal, image, inscription, advertisement, or any other combination.

Trademark registration in UAE is valid for all the seven emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain and Fujairah) and the Ministry of Economy is the governing authority.

UAE’s Trademark registration certificate is valid for 10 years further extension needs additional fees, and the registration can be renewed for the same period. A registered trademark will be under legal protection in UAE for 10 years since the date of official TM registration.

Documents required for UAE Trademark Registration

  • Application form for the Trademark Registration in UAE
  • Sample of trademark design (brand name)
  • Confirmation of official fee payment
  • Trading license
  • Power of attorney
  • List of goods and services to be protected
  • ID or passport of person who will sign application
  • Finally, Contact details of the applicant

Trademark Registration Process in UAE follows stringent rules. There is a well-defined process for achieving your trademark in the UAE.

1. Conduct an existing Trademark lookup

The first and most important step in the trademark registration process is to ensure the trademark assets you are interested in is not in use currently.

Business Consultants specialized in Trademarking could help you at this step by identifying close matches of your intended trademarking assets.

2. Documentation

In the UAE, the Ministry of Economy is the governing body for processing trademark applications.

It would require the documents such as Trademark design, trade license, Passport or Emirates ID.

3. Payment

There is a payment fee for processing the trademarking application. Post the document submission the fees have to be remitted to the authorities. The fee is split across various stages such as initial approval, publication fees, registration, certification, etc.

5. Publishing in two National Arabic Newspapers

To receive a no-objection from the public for the trademarked assets, the application will be published in two national dailies by the Ministry.

There is a 30-day window for registering any objection by the public. If received any objection, the ministry would notify you the status. You will have to re-consider your branding and apply for the trademark registration with the revised brand assets.

4. Approval from the Ministry of Economy

The application would be reviewed by the Ministry of Economy. If found the trademarks are already in use or any irregularities in the application form, the submission could be rejected. Finding a business consultant for the application submission and paperwork will be advisable to avoid the risk of rejection.

6. Registration

Clearing all of the above-specified steps, you will receive the Certificate for Trademark Registration in the UAE. Once registered there is a 10-year validity for the Trademark Certificate. Post that will require to pay a fee to retain the Trademark.

Trademark Registration Fee

Filing Fees
AED 753
Publication Trademark Journal
AED 1,550
Trademark Certificate
AED 5,003
Total Fee
AED 7,306

TradeMark Search (Optional): AED 750 – 1 to 2 working days

*Prices may subject vary.

How To Get A Trademark Certificate?

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Trademark Certificate is the document that will help companies to protect their brand logo, title and tagline from duplication. Following are the step by step process to get a trademark certificate in UAE.

1. Register and Fill Application Form

The first step in registering a trademark is to search for the trademark and ensure it is not already in use. Only after choosing the appropriate assets for the trademark, you can proceed with the registration process. Submit the required documents along with the trademark registration form to the Ministry of Economy via the website.

2. Initial Approval Fees

Pay the required fees for the initial approval of the trademark registration application form. Our experts will assist you with document preparation, application form submission, legal translations, and fee payment at this stage.

3. Study and Review of the Application Form

The Ministry of Economy will evaluate the submitted application form. Any incomplete form or improper documents will result in a rejection. Else, you will receive an initial confirmation about the approval of your trademark registration request.

4. Publishing in Local Newspapers

After the approval from the Ministry, the trademark registration approval letter will be published in two local UAE newspapers. Any objections to the trademark could be notified to the Ministry in 30 days from the publishing.

5. Final Payment for Trademark Registration

The Ministry of Economy will further review the status of the Application and issue the Trademark Registration Certificate for your assets.
The certificate will include the registration number, application date, name of the business & the owner, trademark details and description of the assets that received the trademark.

6. Obtaining the Trademark Registration Certificate

A Trademark certificate in UAE is valid for 10 years’ subject to renewal post that period for a fee. The Trademark Registration in UAE will enable brands to protect its assets from copying and counterfeiting. The Trademark Registration Certificate in UAE can be used as a legal instrument to protect your brand in case of any infringement.

Trademark Registration Assistance

Effortless Trademark Registration Services in the UAE with Al Tawakkal Consultancy

The process of trademark registration in the UAE might seem straightforward, but any inaccuracies in the application form or during document submission can lead to trademark rejection.

That’s why it’s essential to engage an experienced business consultant well-versed in the UAE’s trademark registration process. Al Tawakkal Consultancy offers comprehensive trademark registration services for your brand, including logos, taglines, and brand signatures, all at the most competitive rates in the UAE.

Our expert team ensures a smooth end-to-end process for trademark registration, swiftly and affordably. With a history of successfully registering over 150 trademarks in the UAE, Al Tawakkal Consultancy is your reliable partner for trademark registration.

To learn more about trademark registration in the UAE, get in touch with our team right away!

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