COVID-19 Trademark application fees slashed, Now Lowest in Market
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Trademark Application Fees Slashed – Now Lowest on the Market

The Ministry of Economy continues to dedicated to its stakeholders and customers not just by remaining open for business. And, Also, closely monitoring all the latest information regarding the novel COVID-19 outbreak. But also reducing fees of trademark applications in UAE with discounts of up to 98 percent! 

Read more: 6 STEPS OF REGISTERING A TRADEMARK IN UAE

 The Minister of Economy in UAE, Sultan Al Mansouri, stated the significant reduction in fees for several services of the (MOE). MOE which it provides to companies, individuals also help reduction of cost to establish business within jurisdictions of UAE. He also said it is target to reduce the burden of investment and commercial institutions in the country.

With the announcement of UAE Cabinet Resolution (of 2020) No. 20 regarding service fees, the Ministry of Economy also acknowledges that these are uncertain and challenging times for everyone. As documented in resolution passed by the UAE Cabinet. The ministry is now moving forward in the implementation of the fee changes. 

Find more: Legal facts about Dubai’s Trademark Ownership

Trademark Applications with Reduced Fees

# Service  % of Fee Reduction Previous Service Fee (AED) New Service Fee (AED)
1 Application for an additional inspection with regards to infringement of a trademark 25 1000 750
2 Each copy – sale of trademarks circulate 50 100 50
3 Submission of an application by trademark holder in UAE to introduce an addition or amendment to a registered mark 30 500 350
4 Submission of an application for the modification of the usage method for a mark that’s used in signifying inspection or monitoring has been made 30 500 350
5 Application for true copies of contents of trademark registry or any document or application mentioning the trademark that is issued by or submitted to the competent department 25 200 150
6 Application for the search or investigation of a trademark 30 500 350
7 Fees for application providing notice to the registry for pledging related trademarks or a trademark, transfer of trademark, or license 26 1700 1250
8 Application for providing official notice to the trademark registry of the cancellation of the pledge of registered mark and/or related marks 30 500 350
9 Application for providing notification to the registry with regards to the cancellation of licensing usage entry of a trademark 30 500 350
10 Application for the registration of a mark or marks of products, goods, or services that are related to one category 25 6700 5000
11 Application for the registration of a trademark signifying products, goods or services which are related to one category have already been inspected or monitored. 25 1000 750
12 Renewal application for the registration of a mark or marks of products, goods, or services that are related to one category 25 6700 5000
13 Registration of a mark signifying products, goods, or services which relate to one category have already been inspected or monitored 25 10000 7500
14 Renewal of trademark registration with the mark signifying that products, goods or services relevant to one category have already been inspected and monitored 25 10000 7500
15 Submission of data entry request for Trademark Register by a registered trademark’s holder or owner 30 500 350
16 Application for protection period renewal for a registered trademark or dedicated mark in order to indicate inspection or supervision if the application was submitted during the protection period’s last year and for every single mark of the trademarks in a group 25 1000 750
17 Application for protection period renewal for a registered trademark or dedicated trademark in order to indicate inspection or supervision if the application for renewal was submitted during three months following the expiration of the protection period and for every mark thereof 25 2000 1500
18 Objection to a proposed trademark’s registration with the ministry 25 10000 7500
19 Application for a hearing to present case of parties involved prior to making a decision regarding objections to a proposed trademark’s registration 30 500 350
20 Complaining from an application refusal for introducing modifications or an addition to a trademark that has been recorded 26 2500 1850
21 Temporary trademark protection application for a mark that is in international and/or national exhibits 30 500 350
22 Objection to application for providing notification to the registry regarding the cancellation of licensing usage entry for a trademark 30 500 350
23 Issuance of a registered trademark’s lost or misplaced certificate of ownership 25 1000 750
24 Grievance for dismissal decision objecting a proposed trademark’s registration 25 10000 7500
25 Trademark certificate replacement issuance 25 200 150
26 Cancellation request for a propose trademark’s registration 25 10000 7500
37 Trademark proxy registration (for a foreign corporate) 25 10000 7500

If you require more information regarding fees or processes related to trademark applications in UAE, please contact Farahat & Co’s team of Trademark Specialists.

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Shahnaz Kaushar is a senior Trademark and Intellectual Property (IP) attorney. A seasoned lawyer based in Dubai, she has handled some of the firm’s complex, high-profile cases – many involving the protection of trademark and IP rights. Read more