I - Trademark Registration in Egypt

Egypt is a party to the Madrid Agreement concerning international registration of trademarks (Act of Stockholm of 1967) as from March 6, 1975 . The international classification of goods and services (Nice Classification) is followed in Egypt .

Trademark applications approved by the Registrar are published in the Official Gazette. There is a three-month period from the date of publication during which any interested party may file an opposition notice.

In the absence of opposition, a published trademark is registered, and the relative certificate is issued.

A trademark registration is valid for ten years from the date of filing the trademark application.

Requirements for filing a trademark application:

A Legalized power of attorney up to the Egyptian Embassy or

   Consulate at your end.

A copy of an extract of the commercial register or certificate

   of  incorporation of applicant .

List of goods and class covered by each mark.

Name, nationality, full address, legal status, profession &

   or nature of  business of applicant.

Twenty prints of each mark.