Intellectual Property Services- Trademark Registration in Oman

Intellectual property refers to the intangible assets that a business entity holds. These properties play an important role in structuring and developing the company and its brand. 

When we talk about intellectual property, it has been classified into four categories, such as; 

  • Trademark
  • Trade Secrets
  • Patent
  • Copyright

In this article, you will read about the intellectual property services needed to build a business in Oman. Let's get started.

Benefits of Availing Intellectual Property Services

Below listed are the benefits of obtaining intellectual property services in Oman:

  • They help to increase customer loyalty
  • They can be used as security for financial instruments
  • They act as a source of innovation
  • They help in marketing or branding of the company
  • They help to differentiate your business from competitors

Trademark Registration in Oman

The trademark laws in Oman comply with the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs). Trademarks are valid for ten years in Oman, and patents are protected for 20 years. The set of procedures and documents to register a trademark or patent in Oman is as follows:

  • The trademark and patent registration application is to be submitted to the Intellectual Property Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI).
  • The department will examine the application to ensure the patent or trademark can be registered.
  • Once the objections have been resolved, the department will accept the application published in the official gazette and the local newspaper.

Documents Required for Trademark Registration in Oman

Below is the list of documents required to do trademark registration in Oman;

  • A copy of the applicant's commercial registration documents
  • Details of goods and services for which the trademark is being registered
  • The power of attorney to be issued to the concerned trademark attorney in Oman
  • A copy of the trademark proposed to be registered in Oman in its original color
  • A power of attorney (notarized and legalized) up to the Consulate of Oman
  • Abstract of the invention in English and Arabic
  • A notarized copy of the certificate of incorporation of the applicant in the Arabic language
  • Technical specification of the invention in English and Arabic
  • A certified copy of a priority document
  • A copy of the deed assignment from the inventor(s) in Arabic translation (legalized)
  • A copy of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) publication, with the Arabic translation, if the work has been published

Trademark Registration Fees in Oman

DESCRIPTION

FEE (OMR)

Registration application with stamp

50

Trademark recording charge in the MOCI books, in case of acceptance

50

Publication in the official gazette

50

Issuance of trademark registration certificate

50

Our Intellectual Property Services in Oman

Business Setup Worldwide offers a wide range of Intellectual Property services in Oman. These include

  • Intellectual property licensing services
  • Assuring IP protection overseas
  • Registering trademarks, patents, and copyrights
  • Resolving any intellectual property disputes
  • Brand valuation

Why Us?

Business Setup Worldwide is a management consultancy that offers a wide range of services related to company setup and expansion in foreign lands. 

We help our clients clear all the legal proceedings essential to establishing a business, protecting intellectual properties, taxation policies, etc. 

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FAQs

1. When should be all the documents submitted after filing for intellectual property registration?

All documents need to be submitted within 60 days from the filing date.

2. What is the grace period for renewal?

6 months.

3. What documents are needed for changing the name or address?

Certificate of name/address
Apostil certificate

4. For how long is a trademark valid in Oman?

10 years.