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PHONE

+964 78 09039777

P.O BOX

55532, Alkarkh, Baghdad

ADDRESS

Karadat Maryam, Yafa Street Near Al Jumhoria Bridge Building 7/6/4, Alkarkh, Baghdad

WORKING HOURS

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WORKING DAYS

Sunday - Thursday

CONTACT PERSON

Numan Shaker
numan@baianat-ip.com

Country Summary , Memberships & Holidays

About Iraq

Iraq is an Arab state, a federal parliamentary republic according to the constitution of Iraq, and the capital of it is Baghdad. The population of the Republic of Iraq is estimated at about 37,547,686 people. The Iraqi economy depends entirely on the oil sector, as it represents 95% of Iraq’s total income from the hard currency.

Membership of IP Treaties

  • Paris Convention
  • Singapore Treaty
  • WIPO Convention

2021

New Year’s Day Fri, Jan 1

Army Day Wed, Jan 6

Nowruz Sun, Mar 21

Labour Day Sat, May 1

Eid al-Fitr May 12 – 14

Republic Day Wed, Jul 14

Eid al-Adha Jul 19 – 23

Islamic New Year Aug 8 – 9

Ashura Aug 18 – 19

National Iraqi Day Sun, Oct 3

Prophet’s Birthday Oct 18 – 19

Victory over Daesh Fri, Dec 10

Christmas Day Sat, Dec 25

Laws & Useful Links

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Industry and Minerals

Services & Requirements

Filing Trademark/Service Mark Application

  • A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate. This document may be filed belatedly.
  • A certified copy of the home registration certificate duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate (in relation to class 5‐a).
  • In case of claiming priority, a certified copy of a corresponding home or foreign application of the trademark duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Trademark Assignment

  • A Power of Attorney from the Assignee duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment, signed by both parties, duly legalized up to Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the Iraqi Certificate of Registration.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney in the new name and /or address duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Change of Name or Address duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the Iraqi Certificate of Registration.

Recordal of License Agreement

  • A Power of Attorney in the License Agreement duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Change of License Agreement duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the Iraqi Certificate of Registration.
  • 10 prints of the mark.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney in the Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the Iraqi Certificate of Registration.

Trademark Renewal

  • A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the Iraqi Certificate of Registration.

Filing a Patent Application

  • A combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s)/designer(s), duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A certified copy of the priority document, in case of claiming priority.
  • Specification, Claims, Abstract and Formal Drawings , in English and Arabic Languages.

Assignment

  • A Power of Attorney, from the Assignee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment signed by both Assignor and Assignee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Responding to Substantive Examination Letters

  • No requirement needed , arguments and justifications to overcome the examiner remarks .

Patent Drafting

  • Depending on the country of filing to meet the local requirements of the Patent office .

Transfer of Ownership

  • A Power of Attorney, from the Assignee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment signed by both Assignor and Assignee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney, in the new name and/or address, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Change of Name and/or Address duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of License Agreement

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott declaration from the licensee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Copy of the License Agreement, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Mortgage

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Change of Local Agent

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Filing for a Compulsory License

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott declaration from the licensee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Copy of the License Agreement, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Patent Annuity

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Patent Cancellation

  • Depending of the case before the patent office.

Filing a Design Application

  • A combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration; as per the attached form; duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment from the designer(s); as per the attached form; duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A certified copy of the priority document, in case of claiming priority.
  • A brief description of the design, pointing out the novel aspect thereof.
  • Three representation of the design.
  • A miniature sample of the design.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney, in the new name and/or address, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Change of Name and/or Address duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of License Agreement

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott declaration from the licensee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Copy of the License Agreement, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Mortgage

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Change of Local Agent

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Design Cancellation

  • Depending on the case before the patent office.

Design Annuity

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Filing a Plant Variety Application

  • Power of Attorney in the name of the applicant duly notarized and legalized up to the Iraqi consulate.
  • Certified copy of the company’s commercial register duly legalized up to the Iraqi consulate.
  • Technical examination results of the plant variety as obtained from the home country, legalized up to the Iraqi consulate.
  • A certified copy of the priority document, if priority is to be claimed.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney for the new name and/or address, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Change of Name and/or Address duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of License Agreement

  • A Combined Power of Attorney and Boycott declaration from the licensee, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Copy of the License Agreement, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Mortgage

  • A Power of Attorney, from the entity surviving the merger, duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A Certificate of Merger duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Recordal of Change of Local Agent

  • A combined Power of Attorney and Boycott Declaration duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.

Plant Variety Cancellation

  • Depending on the case before the patent office.

Plant Variety Annuity

Filing a Copyright Application

Filing a Domain Name Application

  • A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Iraqi Consulate.
  • A copy of the trademark Registration Certificate of the domain name in Iraq.
  • A letter on the letterhead of the applicant addressed to Communication and Media Commission (CMC), signed and sealed by person authorized to sign in the name of applicant.
  • A copy of the passport of the person authorized to sign in the name of applicant.
  • Application form also signed and sealed by a person authorized to sign in the name of applicant.
  • DNS number (primary and secondary servers).