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Contact Details

PHONE

+965 22958640

FAX

+965 22958644

P.O BOX

2958 Safat, Kuwait 13030

ADDRESS

8th Floor, Al Safat Center, Abdulaziz Hamed Al Saqer street next to Rakan Tower, Qibla, Kuwait

WORKING HOURS

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WORKING DAYS

Sunday - Thursday

CONTACT PERSON

Mohammad Al Baik
m.awad@baianat-ip.com

Country Summary , Memberships & Holidays

About Kuwait

Kuwait is an Arab country located in the Middle East from the southwest of the Asian continent. Its capital is Kuwait, and total area is 17,818 square kilometers. According to the most recent census, Kuwait’s population counts to 4.67 million people. Despite the small size of the State of Kuwait, it possesses huge oil reserves that put it at the forefront of the countries that hold oil reserves. The country has also been able to raise the level of gross domestic product over the past years, steadily and escalating, despite passing through several economic crises.

Membership of IP Treaties

  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
  • WIPO Convention

2021

New Year’s Day Fri, Jan 1

Kuwait National Day Thu, Feb 25

Kuwait Liberation Day Fri, Feb 26

Prophet’s Ascension Mar 10 – 11

Eid al-Fitr May 12 – 15

Day of Arafat Jul 18 – 19

Eid al-Adha Jul 19 – 22

Islamic New Year Aug 8 – 9

Prophet’s Birthday Oct 18 – 19

Laws & Useful Links

Services & Requirements

Filing Trademark/Service Mark Application

  • Power of Attorney duly legalized by the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • In case of claiming priority, a scanned copy of certified document of the corresponding home or foreign application.

Trademark Assignment

  • A Power of Attorney in the assignee name notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • A Deed of assignment signed by both parties, duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copies of the latest registration certificates.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney in the new owner’s name/address notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • A change of name/address certificate duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copy of the latest registration certificate.

Recordal of License Agreement

  • The licensing contract duly notarized, legalized up to Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • The original power of attorney duly legalized up to Kuwait Consulate from the Licensor.
  • Scanned copies of the latest registration certificates.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney in the last owner’s name notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • A merger certificate, duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copies of the latest registration certificates.

Recordal of Mortgage

  • A Power of Attorney in the last owner’s name notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate, should be filed along with the application.
  • A Mortgage certificate, duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate, should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copies of the latest registration certificates.

Recordal of Change of Local Agent

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copy of the latest registration certificate.

Trademark Renewal

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate, should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copy of the latest registration certificate.

Trademark Search

  • Unofficial Search : No Required document.

Trademark Cancellation

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • A cancellation certificate from the owner , duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copies of the latest registration certificates.

Trademark Re-Classification

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Scanned copy of the latest registration certificate.

Filing a Patent Application (National)

  • A Power of Attorney in the name of applicant, duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • Specification, claims, abstract and formal drawings, if any, in English together with the Arabic translation thereof.
  • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate. The Arabic translation is required.
  • An Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation, or any equivalent document, duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • A certified copy of the corresponding home application (Priority document); duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate. The Arabic translation is required.

Filing a Patent Application (PCT)

  • A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate (Copy attached, kindly be advised that the POA must be prefilled with the Applicant name and address in both parts the Arabic and the English).
  • Specification, claims, abstract and formal drawings if any, in English together with the Arabic translation thereof.
  • Complete particulars of applicant(s), inventor(s) and priority information.
  • Copies of all PCT documents.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney in the new owner’s name/address notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate, should be filed along with the application.
  • A change of name/address certificate duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate.

Recordal of Merger

  • A Power of Attorney in the last owner’s name duly legalized up to the Kuwait Consulate, should be filed along with the application.
  • A merger certificate, duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate. Should be filed along with the application.

Recordal of Change of Local Agent

  • A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.

Patent Annuity

  • No document will be required.

Filing a Design Application

  • A Power of Attorney in the name of applicant, duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • A Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s), duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • An Extract from the Commercial Register or Certificate of Incorporation, or any equivalent document, duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • A copy of priority document duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • Title and brief description of the Design, together with the copy of drawings.

Recordal of Change of Name or Address

  • A Power of Attorney in the new owner’s name/address notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate.
  • Should be filed along with the application.
  • A change of name/address certificate duly legalized up to Kuwait consulate.

Design Annuity

  • A Power of attorney duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • A Copy of the Certificate of registration.

Filing a Copyright Application

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Copy of the commercial license of the publisher / printer.
  • All author information printed on paper and stored in CD.

Filing a Domain Name Application

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Official Authorization letter from the company.

Renewal Domain Name

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Official Authorization letter from the company.

Domain Name Search

  • A Power of Attorney notarized and duly legalized from the Kuwait Consulate. Should be filed along with the application.
  • Official Authorization letter from the company.