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    Yemeni rial (YER)

Intellectual property protection in Yemen

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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.


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


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


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


IP registration costs

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


The above information was verified on 10.02.2023
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with the Yemeni IP Laws