Bahrain Designs - JAH CO.IP
Bahrain Designs

A design registration in Bahrain is valid for 10 years from the filing date renewable for one term of 5 years each (15 years in total). Issuance of the registration certificate in Bahrain stipulates the existence of a home registration or any other foreign registration of the design. The specifications shall be exactly as shown in the basic registration. It can be either in the form of drawings or photographs and should show at least three views of the design.

Applications are examined as to form, novelty and industrial applicability. A maintenance fee is due annually on the anniversary of the date of grant. There is a 6-month grace period for late payment which is subject to a surcharge.  Multiple-figure applications are now admissible with up to 50 figures per application.

The international specification of designs is not followed and no novelty requirements are required.

Design applications accepted by the Registrar are published in the Official Gazette. There is a 30-day period open for filing an opposition by any interested party


Design Requirements:

A signed Power of Attorney, with an Apostille certification.

A certified copy of Home Registration or any foreign registration.

3 copies of the drawing of design.

Summary description of the design.

A copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified.

A design application can be filed with a simple copy of the power of attorney signed and sealed with the official stamp of the applicant company provided that the original legalized copy should be submitted with three months from the date of filing the design application and simple copies of documents under 2 and 5.


Domain names registration

Filing Requirements

Domain Name Applications

An application form which can be submitted by mail, email or fax.
A letter requesting the domain name registration. (The letter should be on official letterhead and submitted by mail or fax).
A signed Power of Attorney, with an Apostille certification.