Morocco

  • International Country Code:

    MA
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +00:00
  • Currency:

    Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Trademark registration in Morocco

Morocco
from 713.00
Number of Classes
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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:
- a request for registration of a trademark;
- four black-and-white reproductions of the trademark model;
- four colour reproductions of the model of the trademark if the colour is required;
- proof of payment of the prescribed fees.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

Simply signed Power of Attorney must be filed within six months from filing the Moroccan trademark application.

  • Priority document

To confirm the priority right, a certified copy of the priority document translated into French should be submitted within six 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 the foreigners, it is necessary to perform a trademark prosecution in Morocco through an agent, registered Moroccan trademark attorney.

  •  Note

Online Search Databases: Moroccan Trademarks, International Trademarks.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by NJQ & Associates on 02.01.2019 
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Moroccan IP Laws.

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