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LAWS
Constitution of the Kingdom of Bahrain (2002)

 

MAIN IP LAWS

 

Law No. 6 of 2014 Approving the Law (System) of Trade Marks of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) Countries (2014)
Act No. 22 of the Year 2006 Relating to the Protection of Copyright and Neighbouring Rights (2006)
Law No. 12 of 2006 Amending some Provisions of Law No. 7 of 2003 Pertaining to Trade Secrets (2006)
Law No. 14 of 2006 Amending some Provisions of Law No. 1 of 2004 in Respect of Patents and Utility Models (2006)
Legislative Decree No. 11 of 2006 in Respect of Trade Marks (2006)
Law No. 5 of 2006 on Designs of Integrated Circuits (2006)
Law No. 6 of 2006 on Industrial Designs and Models (2006)
Law No. 16 of 2006 Amending Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications (2006)
Law No. 35 of 2005 Pertaining Amendment of Article No. 5 of Law No. 7 of 2003 on Trade Secrets (2005)
Law No. 16 of the Year 2004 Relating to the Protection of Geographical Indications (2004)
Law No. 1 of 2004 on Patents and Utility Models (2004)
Law No. 7 of 2003 on Trade Secrets (2003)

 

TREATY APPROVALS

 

Law No. 4 of 2012 Approving the Accession to the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure (2012)
Law No. 21 of 2006 Approving the Accession of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Trademark Law Treaty (TLT), Adopted by the Diplomatic Conference in Geneva on October 27, 1994 (2006)
Law Approving the Accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (2005)
Law No. 19 of 2005 Approving the Accession of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Patent Law Treaty (PLT) and Regulations (2005)
Law No. 12 of 2005 Approving the Accession of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)(2005)
Law No. 13 of 2004 Approving the Accession of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (2004)

 

TREATY MEMBERSHIP

 

Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure (November 20, 2012)
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite (May 1, 2007)
Patent Cooperation Treaty (March 18, 2007)
Trademark Law Treaty (March 18, 2007)
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (January 18, 2006)
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (December 15, 2005)
Patent Law Treaty (December 15, 2005)
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (December 15, 2005)
WIPO Copyright Treaty (December 15, 2005)
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (December 15, 2005)
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (October 29, 1997)
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (March 2, 1997)
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (June 22, 1995)

 

Directorate of Industrial Property with Ministry of Industry & Commerce in Kingdom of Bahrain
PO Box :5479,Manam,Bahrain
Tel + 973 17 530 335
Fax + 973 17 536 479
Mail ip@commerce.gov.bh
www.moic.gov.bh