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Kuwait

  • International Country Code:

    KW
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +03:00
  • Currency:

    Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)

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Kuwait general info

Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country situated in the north-west of the Persian Gulf between Iraq on the north and Saudi Arabia on the south. The country’s population amounts to 4.27 million on the territory of 6,880 square miles. Kuwait is a constitutional monarchy governed by the emir. Kuwait is rich in oil and natural gas and, therefore, has a petroleum-based economy.

 

IP Legal Base in Kuwait

Law on Copyright and Related Rights
Patent Law
Law on Patents, Designs and Industrial Models
Trademark Law

 

International organizations/agreements

Patent Cooperation Treaty
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

 

Patent Office Contact Details

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Trademarks and Patents Department
P.O. Box 2944, Safat 13030
Kuwait
Phone: (965) 22 42 4426
Fax:(965) 22 46 6975
Email: eng-afhm@yahoo.com
www.moci.gov.kw

 

IP registration costs


Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Kuwait are available in the fee calculator.

 

The above information was verified on 15.06.2020
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Kuwaiti IP Laws

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