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Trademark registration in Morocco

from 665.00
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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Morocco as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple class

Multiple-class trademark application is possible in Morocco.

  • Minimum of filing documents in Morocco

To obtain a filing date, the trademark application should contain:
- request for registration of a trademark;
- reproduction of the trademark model;
- proof of payment of the prescribed fees.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

Copy of a simply signed Power of Attorney should be filed within 3 months from the filing date. In case of non-submission of POA during said term, it is still possible to file the same to the TMO within an additional 3 months upon payment of a surcharge fee. Legalization/notarization is not required.

  • Priority document

To confirm the priority right, a certified copy of the priority document, translated into French, should be submitted within three months after filing the trademark application.

  • Opposition period

The opposition period is two months from publication of the trademark application.

  • Validity term and trademark renewal

Registration of a trademark shall be valid starting from the date of filing for ten years and is renewable for successive 10-year periods. Trademark registration may be renewed within six months before the expiry of the registration and six months after the expiry.

  • Use requirement

The trademark in Morocco is subject to cancellation in case it has not been used within five years from its registration.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreigners, it is necessary to perform a trademark prosecution in Morocco through an agent, a registered Moroccan trademark attorney.

  •  Notes

1. Online Search Databases: Moroccan Trademarks, International Trademarks.
2. The time limit to file a response to the provisional refusal of an international registration in Morocco is 2 months from the date of the refusal’s issuance by the Office. It is possible to request an extension of time by filing a request for reinstatement of rights before the Office and providing the evidence that justifies the extension. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for both filing a response and requesting an extension.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by NJQ & Associates on 12.04.2024 
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Moroccan IP Laws.