Legal Procedures for Trade Mark Registration in Iran

Legal Procedures for Trade Mark Registration in Iran

Legal Procedures for Trade Mark Registration in Iran


Legal Procedures for Trade Mark Registration in Iran

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1. Registration Steps

Under Iranian law, a trademark can be protected on the basis of registration process of a Trade Mark in Iran is as follows:

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  • Submission of application to registration office (Industrial Property Office).
  • Examination of application: Registration office must examine the application based on legal conditions and documents within 30 days of the date of Submission. This examination includes both Substantive and procedural conditions.
  • Defects in application: If there is a defect in the application, applicant can correct it within 60 days. Otherwise, the Office rejects the application. Refusal of application can be objected in the Special Commission.
  • Acceptance and publication of application: If no defect found in application or the defect has been corrected within specified time, registration office will accept the application and then publish it.
  • Objection to acceptance: Any interested party may protest to the registration of Trade Mark within 60 days of publication date. The objection will be considered in the Special Commission.
  • Registration of Trade mark: The applicant shall deliver published notice to the Office. Then if Office determines legal conditions within 30 days of publication date, the mark will be registered after payment of the related costs.

2. Table of Trademarks Costs (in Rial)

Below table shows the formal cost of registering a Trade Mark and other related costs in Iran.

No Item Natural Person Legal Entity
1 Declaration registration fee for one class

Each additional class

200,000

200,000

400,000

400,000

2 Mark registration fee for one class

Each additional class

1,200,000

100,000

2,400,000

200,000

3 Registration fee for extension for ten-year periods Equivalent to mark registration fee
4 Fine for delay in extension of registration Equivalent to half of mark registration fee
5 Cost of enquiry for transfer, exploitation license or waiver 50,000 100,000
6 Registration fee for contractual transfer and non-contractual transfer for each class (with any number of goods and services)

Each additional class

100,000

 

 

50,000

200,000

 

 

100,000

7 Registration fee of the exploitation license or its cancellation or termination for one class (with any number of goods and services)

Each additional class

100,000

 

 

50,000

200,000

 

 

100,000

8 Cost of each correction of the declaration and its appendices 50,000 100,000
9 Registration fee for transfer of the declaration or its exploitation license 50,000 100,000
10 Registration fee for changes(other than transfer of property and exploitation license) 50,000 100,000
11 Cost of issuance of the duplicate certificate 100,000 200,000
12 Cost of the true certified copy 5000 10,000
13 Cost for receiving confirmation of declaration submission or issuance of Certificate 15,000 30,000
14 Cost of handling protest against registration rejection 50,000 750,000
15 Cost of handling protest against registration request 1,500,000 3,000,000
16 Deposit for submission of the annulling petition to the court 3,000,000 4,500,000
17 Cost of investigating international registration declaration as the source department  

200,000

 

400,000

Legal Procedures for Trade Mark Registration

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