A trademark attorney will usually process a trademark registration in Saudi Arabia by undertaking the following steps:
Before filing for trademark registration in Saudi Arabia, it is necessary to assess all likely obstacles that could come in the way of the registration process. This Comprehensive Study of the trademark enables preparing a list of all comparable trademarks, either graphically or phonetically, that might conflict with the one chosen by you. It will also provide a professional opinion of an attorney regarding various registration possibilities.
The next step is that an attorney files your trademark registration in Saudi Arabia and conducts all required steps and tasks in the Trademark Office for getting registration approval. After the trademark is filed, we send the filing report comprising of the application number, date, and a scanned copy of the complete application.
After your trademark application gets an approval in the Trademark Office, our attorneys complete the required process to get the registration certificate in Saudi Arabia. After the certificate is obtained, it is sent to your postal address along with a registration report which specifies the registration number, date and any other special consideration that should be taken into account in Saudi Arabia.
Registering is not a mandate to get rights to a trademark. Previous use is sufficient to create ownership for a trademark. India follows the “first to use” rule.
Yes, it can be opposed on the basis of the following:
Yes, the following rights get established by registration:
The average timeline for approval of the registration is 12 months, provided no objections or oppositions happen.
Yes, Kuwait is a member of Paris Convention and could claim priority depending on original filing.
Usually it takes around 9 to 12 months for application to complete the procedure of registration.
The initial term of a trademark registration is 10 years (calculated from the application date).
The first renewal would be due in 10th year starting from application date and it could be renewed within 12 months before the expiry date.
The first renewal date of a trademark registration in Saudi Arabia is 10 years from the application filing date.
Yes, the grace period is 6 months, with a fine.