Saudi Arabia

 

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TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification

Nice Classification,10th Edition

Single class

Goods and services are registrable, but alcoholic goods in classes 32 and 33 and “retail and wholesale store services” in classes 35 and 42 are not allowed

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal Every 10 Hegira years after the filing date
Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties.

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claims, either nationally or via GCC;

PCT national phase

Priority Convention priority may be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date, subject to the payment of annuities
Annuities

Annuities are payable annually during the pendency of a patent or patent application, and fall due on the first day of January of each year following the local filing date of the application.  They may be paid within three months of this due date, i.e. before 31st March each year

DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority may be claimed
Duration 10 years from the filing date
Renewal Annuities are due during the pendency of a design or design application, on the first day of January of each year following the filing date of the application.  They may be paid within three months of this due date, i.e. before 31st March each year.