• International Country Code:

    YE
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +03:00
  • Currency:

    Yemeni rial (YER)

Trademark registration in Yemen

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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing a trademark application in Yemen as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class application is not possible in Yemen. A separate trademark application should be filed for each class.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Yemen

For obtainment of the filing date the Yemeni trademark application should contain:
- copy of certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register showing applicant's name, address and objectives (legalisation is not required);
- representations of the trademark;
- list of goods and services.

  • Requirements to the Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney duly legalised by the Yemeni Consulate must be submitted at the time of filing or within one month from the filing date.

  • Priority document

Priority should be claimed within 6 months from the priority date. The certified copy of the priority document and its Arabic translation must be submitted at the time of filing or within one month from the date of filing the trademark application in Yemen.

  • Opposition period

Trademark in Yemen may be opposed within 90 days from the publication of a trademark application.

  • Validity term and trademark renewal

Trademark in Yemen is valid for ten years from the date of filing. This protection is renewable for one or more periods of ten years. The renewal request should be submitted within the last year of the current validity term. It may also be renewed after 12 months from the renewal due date.

  • Use requirement

If the trademark has not been used within 5 years before a third party’s request for cancellation, it may be subjected to the cancellation.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

For foreign applicants, it is necessary to perform the trademark prosecution in Yemen through a local agent, a Yemeni trademark attorney.

  •  Note

Online Search Database for Yemeni Trademarks.

The information was verified by AL-ZAIN MARK on 06.02.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Yemeni IP Laws.

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