Details Design Registration United Arab Emirates
Here you can mandate us pay the anual fees to obtain design protection in the United Arab Emirates. We will prepare and pay the annual fees and inform you about the progress of proceeding. Our offer includes the fees of the intellectual property office.
A registered design right in the United Arab Emirates will be established through a registration.
The maximum term of protection in the United Arab Emirates is 10 without possibility of renewal and provided the annual fees were paid in time.
The first term of design protection in the United Arab Emirates is 1 year . Protection can be uphold for one or more than one year in advanced any time.
The registered design in the United Arab Emirates is an unexamined industrial property right. Neither the office nor we will examine the novelty and individual characteristic of your design.
For the registration of a design in The United Arab Emirates you need:
- the name of your design: (f.e. car fender „ALKU“, Artikel.-No.1234);
- images or drawings showing only your product in front of a neutral background, please provide us with black and white pictures or technical drawings reduced to the lines of the design without any further technical information that show the design views from all possible directions (bottom, top, left, right view etc.); please note that the protection will rest on what can be seen in the views only. A separate fee shall be paid for each picture beyond the first one.
- contact details of the client;
- contact details of the owner of the industrial design right;
- if the owner shall be a juristical person we need a copy of the commercial register;
- name of the natural person(s) who created the design;
- a short description - if possible - of the product/design, especially if the design has specific characteristics which can not to be seen in the views;
- in case of prior design application in a foreign country please provide a copy of the office letter stating the receipt of the filing, file number and name of the patent office.
If you engage us we will render the following services :
- Preparation of the filing including selection of the classes of goods (Locarno-classification);
- Examination of the images in regard to the formal requirements (we do not review if the design has novelty and individual characteristic);
- requesting additional documents or new images;
Please note that it is possible to file multiple designs in a single application if the designs are related and the number of drawings does not exceed 20. Please also note that the UAE Patent Office requests drawings of the design, not photographs.
The annual fees are payable on the anniversary of filing the application on the UAE, and payments start one year after the filing, and the protection period is ten years, which is non-renewable.
The payment of annuities can be made on or before the due date at any time and for any number of years, however, annuities can still be paid during the three months after the due date without late payment fee and another 3 months with a late payment fee (total grace period is six months).
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