Yemen, Republic of


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International, Nice 8th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered, but not alcohol in class 32 or anything in class 33.

Class headings are not accepted at the Yemeni Registry, and so goods/services must be specified in detail

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions

A mark is vulnerable to cancellation by any interested party if there has been no effective use of the mark for a period of five consecutive years preceding the date of filing for cancellation. 

Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claim

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration Patents are granted for a term of protection of 20 years from the filing date
Annuities Renewal fees are due annually in respect of the second and each subsequent year from the  filing date
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 10 years from the date of filing, which term is non-extensible
Renewal No renewal fees are payable