Contact Us

    Contact Details

    PHONE

    +973 17530040

    FAX

    +973 17531199

    P.O BOX

    17430 Manama, Bahrain

    ADDRESS

    Office No. 171, Building No. 474 (Orchid Tower 1), Road No. 1010, Block No.410 Sanabis, Bahrain

    WORKING HOURS

    7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    WORKING DAYS

    Sunday - Thursday

    CONTACT PERSON

    Majeda Mannan
    m.mannan@baianat-ip.com

    Country Summary, Memberships & Holidays

    About Bahrain

    Bahrain is an Arab island state in the Arabian Gulf, and its capital is Manama. Its population, in the 2010 census, was approximately 1,713,820 of whom almost 30% of are non-citizens. Petroleum production and processing are Bahrain’s most exported products, this represents 60% of export revenues and 70% of the government revenues, and 11% of GDP. Aluminum production is the second most exported product, followed by finance and building materials.

    Membership of IP Treaties

    • Berne Convention
    • Budapest Treaty
    • Nice Agreement
    • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
    • Rome Convention
    • WIPO Convention
    • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
    • Brussels Convention
    • Madrid Protocol
    • Paris Convention
    • Patent Law Treaty
    • Trademark Law Treaty
    • WIPO Copyright Treaty
    • TRIPS Agreement

    2021

    New Year’s Day Sun, Jan 3

    Labor Day Sun, May 2

    Eid al-Fitr May 12 – 13

    Day of Arafat Jul 18 – 19

    Eid al-Adha Jul 19 – 22

    Islamic New Year Aug 8 – 9

    Ashura Aug 17 – 19

    Prophet’s Birthday Oct 18 – 19

    National Day Thu, Dec 16

    Independence Day Dec 16 – 17

    Laws & Useful Links

    Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

    Ministry of Justice , Islamic Affairs and Waqf

    Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry - BCCI

    Services and Requirements

    Filing Trade/Service Mark Application

    • A Power of Attorney, duly legalized by Apostille or the Bahraini Consulate.
    • An Extract from the Commercial Register of the applicant or a Certificate of Incorporation (reflecting to company activity), duly legalized by Apostille or the Bahraini Consulate.
    • A certified copy of the priority document. (If any)
    • Prints of the mark.5.In case of sound mark, musical note composition of the sound mark in MP3 format.

    Trademark Assignment

    • A power of attorney from the assignee legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.
    • An extract from the commercial register or a certificate of incorporation of the assignee, also legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.

    Trademark Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of License Agreement

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A license document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Merger

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A merger document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Mortgage

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A merger document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Change of Local Agent

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Trademark Renewal

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate (in case we are not the local agent).

    Trademark Search

    • A description of trademark .

    Trademark Cancellation

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Trademark Re-Classification

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    National Patent Application (PARIS Agreement)

    • A notarized power of attorney (If the applicant is Bahraini nationality or resident), A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate (If the applicant non resident).
    • A deed of assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate (notarized for resident).
    • An extract from the applicant’s entry on the commercial register or articles of incorporation.
    • The priority document. If the said document is in a language other than English, an English and a certified Arabic translation of the same must be provided thereof.
    • Specification, abstract, claims and drawings in English, together with a certified Arabic translation.
    • Certificate of deposit of microorganism culture if the application is related to microorganisms.
    • Documents indicating that the inventor got the genetic resource or traditional knowledge legally (if the application is related to genetic resources or traditional knowledge).

    PCT Patent Application

    • A notarized power of attorney by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • Specification, abstract, claims and drawings in English, together with a certified Arabic translation.
    • PCT documents publication sheet and search and examination reports (optional).
    • Certificate of deposit of microorganism culture if the application is related to microorganisms.
    • Documents indicating that the inventor got the genetic resource or traditional knowledge legally (if the application is related to genetic resources or traditional knowledge).

    PATENT Assignment

    • A power of attorney from the assignee duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Responding to Substantive Examination Letters

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Patent Drafting

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Transfer of Ownership

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of License Agreement

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A license document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Merger

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A merger document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Mortgage

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A mortgage document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Change of Local Agent

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Filing for a Compulsory License

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Patent Annuity

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Provisional Protection

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Patent Cancellation

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent .

    Filing a Design Application

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment from the designer (s), duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • An extract from the applicant’s entry on the commercial register or articles of incorporation, or association, also legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A certified copy of the priority document. If the said document is in a language other than English, an
      English translation of the same must be provided thereof.

    Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Design Assignment

    • A power of attorney from the assignee duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • An extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation of the applicant, duly legalized
      by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Design Annuity

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Design Cancellation

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Recordal of Change of Local Agent

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Recordal of Mortgage

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A mortgage document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Merger

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A merger document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of License Agreement

    • A power of attorney duly notarized and legalized by Apostille or the Bahraini consulate from any party the assignor or the assignee.
    • A license document or certified copy duly notarized and legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Filing a Utility Model Application

    • A power of attorney, duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • Specification, abstract, claims and drawings in English, together with a certified Arabic translation.

    Recordal of Change of Name or Address

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A certificate of change of name or address duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of License Agreement

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate reflecting the new name or address.
    • A license document (in Arabic language) duly legalized by apostille or up to the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Merger

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A merger document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Mortgage

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A mortgage document duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Assignment

    • A power of attorney from the assignee duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A deed of assignment duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Recordal of Change of Local Agent

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Utility Model Cancellation

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Utility Model Annuity

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.

    Filing a Copyright Application

    • A power of attorney duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • An extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation of the applicant , duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A copy of the work .
    • Deed of assignment in case the applicant is not the author, duly legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.

    Filing a Domain Name Application

    • A written request in the letterhead of the applicant requesting the registration of the domain name.
    • A power of attorney duly notarized and legalized by apostille or the Bahraini consulate.
    • A copy of extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation of the applicant.

    Recordal of Change of Local Agent

    • Legalized POA in case we are not the local agent.