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AFGHANISTAN TRADEMARKS - JAH CO.IP
AFGHANISTAN TRADEMARKS

 

LAWS

 

CLASSIFICATION

The International Classification of Goods and Services (10th Edition) is followed. A multi class application can be submitted

 

FILING REQUIREMENT

a. A legalized power of attorney. In the absence of Afghani Consulate the power of attorney should be sent to us after legalization it by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of the applicant, and then we would legalize it in Kabul.

b. Name and address of the applicant in English along with copies of the marks.
A trademark application can be filed without the legalized power of attorney at the time of filing which can be submitted within three months at no additional cost.

 

GRACE PERIOD

A grace period of 6 months is permissible for late renewals without payment of a surcharge

 

The documents required for filing purposes:

A legalized power of attorney. In the absence of Afghani Consulate the power of attorney should be sent to us after legalization it by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of the applicant, and then we would legalize it in Kabul. Our charge for legalization of power of attorney or each other documents would be US$150. Prints of the trademark.
Name and address of the applicant in English.

Classes of goods (International Classification).

 

It is worth mentioning that a trademark application can be filed without the legalized power of attorney at the time of filing which can be submitted within three months at no additional cost.

 

Time frame from filing to registration in the normal course of actions: 6 to 9 months

 

Renewal Requirement:

A legalized power of attorney. In the absence of Afghani Consulate the power of attorney should be sent to us after legalization it by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of the applicant, and then we would legalize it in Kabul. Our charge for legalization of power of attorney or each other documents would be US$150.
A copy of the latest valid registration certificate; and 10 prints of the mark.

 

Trademark registrations are valid for 10 years from filing date and are renewable for like periods. There is a grace period of 6 months for late renewals without payment of a surcharge.

 

Recordal of assignment, merger or license

1. A Power of Attorney legalized by an Afghan consulate
2. Deed of assignment, merger or license legalized by an Afghan Consulate
3. The original copy of the latest valid certificate
4. Prints of the trademark (or JPEG file) –not required for word marks