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Intellectual property protection in Yemen

Intellectual Property in Yemen

1. Yemen general info

Yemen is an Arab country located in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen is the second largest country in the Arabian peninsula, and its territory is 527,970 km2. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 km. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the North, the Red Sea to the West, the Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea to the South, and Oman to the East.

International Country Code: YE

Time Zone:   (UTC+3)

Currency: Yemeni rial (YER)

See brief information about Patent registration in Yemen (non-PCT)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Yemen

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Yemen

2. IP Legal Base in Yemen

Yemeni Law on Patents, Utility Models, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits and Undisclosed Information
Yemeni Law on Industrial Designs
Yemeni Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications

3. International organizations/agreements

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

4. Patent Office Contact Details

General Directorate for the Protection of Intellectual Property
P.O. Box 1607
Phone: +967 123 54 61
Fax: +967 125 23 48
Еmail: info@yipo.gov.ye

5. IP registration costs

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

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Glowmark IP on 02/11/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Yemeni IP Laws.