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Trademark Registration Requirements
In the Arab Republic of Egypt

القانون المحليIn the Arab Republic of Egypt

وينظم قانون العلامات التجارية المصري ، رقم 33 لسنة 1952 اجراءات تسجيل العلامات التجارية وحمايتها.

مدة النشر 60 يوم

مدة الحماية 10 سنوات

التجديد خلال عام من انتهاء مدة الحماية

Trademark Registration Requirements In Egype :-

A power of attorney just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate)
A simple copy of the certificate of Incorporation or an extract from the Commercial Register.
A certified copy of the priority document in case of claiming priority.
Accordingly, the power of attorney and Certificate of incorporation can be filed within 6 months from the date of filing (non-extendable). The priority document should be submitted within three months from the filing date.
  • Filing up to Examination : 10-12 Months
  • Examination up to Publication : 1-2 Month from the time of acceptance
  • Opposition Period : 60 days from the publication date
  • End of Opposition Period up to Issuance of Registration Certificate : Within 1 Months
  • Total Estimated Time Frame : 14 - 17 Months
Once an application is filed it will be allotted filing number and ate on the same day of submitting the application and an official filing receipt will be issued as well.
Within 10 to 12 months the trademark application will undergo substantial examination which will be subject to acceptance absolutely or conditional acceptance or otherwise it might be refused on the basis of prior rights or non-distinctiveness.
The applicant will be entitled to file an appeal against the registrar’s conditional decision to the appeals committee attached to the trademark office within 30 days from registrar’s decision.
If accepted unconditionally or after complying with the Examiner’s condition the trademark application will be advertised in the Trademark Journal.
In the absence of oppositions by third parties within two months from the publication date the registration certificate of the mark will be due for issuance.
Renewal of a trademark registration can be effected with the last six months from the expiry date of the protection period. A grace period of six months is given with a fine.
A power of attorney just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate),
The number and date of the registered trademark
Time frame from filing a trademark renewal application up till issuance of the renewal certificate:
Total Estimated Time Frame : 1-2 Months
A power of attorney just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate)
Certificate of change of name just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate).
List of trademarks concerned.
A power of attorney just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate)
Certificate of change of address just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate).
List of trademarks concerned.
Time frame needed for completing a change of name and/or address recordal: Total Estimated Time Frame : 2:4 Months
Power of attorney signed and sealed by the assignee just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate)
A Deed of assignment just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate).
Certified copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation just notarized from notary public if the applicant Egyptian (or the applicant in other nationality must be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate)
Time frame needed for completing the recordal of an assignment recordal: Total Estimated Time Frame : 5-6 Months
Trademark Registration Requirements In Egype

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