Trademark registration Algeria

Trademark registration Algeria – The Algeria is a member of the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol. Trademark protection is obtained by registration.

Trademark registration: Requirements

  1. Signed & stamped power of attorney
  2. Goods & classes covered (nr)
  3. Advice if the mark is used or will be used during the coming 3 years (non-use of the mark may be a cause for cancelling by interested parties through court action) (nr)
  4. Details of home / foreign registration if available (the registrar may ask for the submission of a copy of corresponding registration). (nr)
  5. Legalized certificate of Origin for pharmaceutical products or soap & cosmetics.(Done)
  6. Legalized certificate Priority documents if claimed. (nr)

Trademark registration: Procedure

The application process includes a formal examination, an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior trademarks. It takes approximately 8-12 months from first filing to registration. After registration, the trademark is published in the Patent Office Gazette. The opposition period is 30 days from publication date of the application.

(Trademark registration takes approximately 30-36 months from first filing to registration)

  • Filing: the mark will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered mark.
  • Formal Examination: an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior trademarks (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • First Publication: The trademark will be published in the Gazette for 2 months, to insure that there are no oppositions.
  • Second Publication: In case of no oppositions after the first publication period the trademark will be registered and published again in the Gazette.

Trademark registration: Duration

A trademark registration in Syria is valid for 10 years and starts with Filing date. The registration is renewable for periods of 10 years.

Extra

Duly note, if the trademark has not been used within 3 years from issue of the registration certificate or has not been used later for a continuous period of 3 years, it may be subject to cancellation.

 

Trademark Renewal Algeria

Renewal: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney
  • Copy of Registration Certificate. (nr)

Trademark Renewal: Procedure

(Trademark Renewal takes approximately 30-36 months from first filing to registration)

  • Filing: the mark will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered mark.
  • Formal Examination: an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior trademarks (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • First Publication: The trademark will be published in the Gazette for 2 months, to insure that there are no oppositions.
  • Second Publication: In case of no oppositions after the first publication period the trademark will be registered and published again in the Gazette.

Trademark Assignment Algeria

Trademark Assignment: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney
    • Legalized assignment Deed. (Done)
    • Give details of mark (s) involved. (nr)

      Trademark Assignment: Procedure

  • Filing: the Assignment will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered Assignment.
  • Formal Examination: an examination for the Legality of the deed of Assignment (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • Publication: the Assignment will be registered and published in the Gazette.

 

Trademark License Algeria

Trademark License: Requirements

  1. Legalized power of attorney
  2. Legalized License. (Done)
  3. Give details of mark (s) involved. (nr)
  4. Legalized extract from the commercial register.

      Trademark License: Procedure

  • Filing: the License will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered License.
  • Formal Examination: an examination for the Legality of the License (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • Publication: the License will be registered and published in the Gazette.

Merger Algeria

Merger: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney
  • Legalized certificate of merger. (Done)
  • Give details of mark (s) involved. (nr)

      Merger: Procedure

  • Filing: the Merger will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered Merger.
  • Formal Examination: an examination for the Legality of the Merger (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • Publication: the Merger will be registered and published in the Gazette.

 

Change of name or address Algeria

Change of name or address: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney.
  • Legalized certificate of Change of name or address. (Done)
  • Give details of mark (s) involved. (nr)

Change of name or address: Procedure

  • Filing: the (Change of name or address) will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered (Change of name or address).
  • Publication: the (Change of name or address) will be registered and published in the Gazette.

 

Trademark Cancellation Algeria

Trademark Cancellation: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney.
  • Legalized certificate of Trademark Cancellation. (Done)
  • Give details of mark (s) involved. (nr)

      Trademark Cancellation: Procedure

  • Filing: the Trademark Cancellation will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered Cancellation.
  • Publication: the Trademark Cancellation will be registered and published in the Gazette.

 

Models/designs Registration Algeria

Models/designs Registration: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney.
  • 6 copies of the drawing photographs & description in Arabic or in any other language provided that Arabic translation thereof is submitted (translation may be prepared locally) (nr)
  • Sample of small design might be required (if possible). (nr)
  • Details of home / foreign registration, if available (the registrar may ask for the submission of a copy of corresponding registration). (nr)
  • Priority document if claimed. (nr)

Models/designs Registration: Procedure

(Models/designs Registration takes approximately 5-7 months from first filing to registration)

  • Filing: the (Models/designs) will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered (Models/designs).
  • Formal Examination: an examination of distinctiveness and a search for prior Models/designs (Formal Examination could not be done without completing all required documents).
  • Publication: the (Models/designs) will be registered and published in the Gazette.

Models/designs Registration: Duration

Models/designs Registration in Syria is valid for 5 years and starts with Filing date. The registration is renewable for periods of 5 years.

 

Models/ designs Renewal Algeria

Models/designs Renewal: Requirements

  • Signed & stamped power of attorney.
  • 6 copies of the drawing photographs & description in Arabic or in any other language provided that Arabic translation thereof is submitted (translation may be prepared locally) (nr)
  • Sample of small design might be required (if possible). (nr)

 

Models/designs Renewal: Procedure

(Models/designs Renewal takes approximately 3-5 months from first filing to registration)

 

  • Filing: the (Models/designs) will be filed in the trademark office where a serial number and dated filing document would be given for the ordered (Models/designs).
  • Publication: the (Models/designs) will be registered and published in the Gazette.