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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 ReductionPrevious Service Fee (AED)New Service Fee (AED)
1Application for an additional inspection with regards to infringement of a trademark251000750
2Each copy – sale of trademarks circulate5010050
3Submission of an application by trademark holder in UAE to introduce an addition or amendment to a registered mark30500350
4Submission of an application for the modification of the usage method for a mark that’s used in signifying inspection or monitoring has been made30500350
5Application 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 department25200150
6Application for the search or investigation of a trademark30500350
7Fees for application providing notice to the registry for pledging related trademarks or a trademark, transfer of trademark, or license2617001250
8Application for providing official notice to the trademark registry of the cancellation of the pledge of registered mark and/or related marks30500350
9Application for providing notification to the registry with regards to the cancellation of licensing usage entry of a trademark30500350
10Application for the registration of a mark or marks of products, goods, or services that are related to one category2567005000
11Application for the registration of a trademark signifying products, goods or services which are related to one category have already been inspected or monitored.251000750
12Renewal application for the registration of a mark or marks of products, goods, or services that are related to one category2567005000
13Registration of a mark signifying products, goods, or services which relate to one category have already been inspected or monitored25100007500
14Renewal of trademark registration with the mark signifying that products, goods or services relevant to one category have already been inspected and monitored25100007500
15Submission of data entry request for Trademark Register by a registered trademark’s holder or owner30500350
16Application 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 group251000750
17Application 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 thereof2520001500
18Objection to a proposed trademark’s registration with the ministry25100007500
19Application for a hearing to present case of parties involved prior to making a decision regarding objections to a proposed trademark’s registration30500350
20Complaining from an application refusal for introducing modifications or an addition to a trademark that has been recorded2625001850
21Temporary trademark protection application for a mark that is in international and/or national exhibits30500350
22Objection to application for providing notification to the registry regarding the cancellation of licensing usage entry for a trademark30500350
23Issuance of a registered trademark’s lost or misplaced certificate of ownership251000750
24Grievance for dismissal decision objecting a proposed trademark’s registration25100007500
25Trademark certificate replacement issuance25200150
26Cancellation request for a propose trademark’s registration25100007500
37Trademark proxy registration (for a foreign corporate)25100007500

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