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Iran Trademarks

Trademark Requirements

A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

Prints of the trademark (not required for word mark).

A simple copy of the extract from the commercial register or certificate of incorporation of the applicant company showing clearly the registration number of t the applicant. However, in some cases the Trademarks Examiner might call for the submission of this document legalized up to an Iranian consulate abroad.

The list of the goods and the classes pertaining thereto.

A certified copy of priority document if priority is to be claimed.

 

It is permitted to file trademark applications and obtain official filing receipt with filing number filing date without the above-requested documents which can be submitted within 2 months from filing date, which is extendable for two months only.

 

Time frame from filing a trade mark application up to registration, on average, in the case that no office action or oppositions are issued or lodged

Filing up to Examination : 2 weeks – 1 months
Examination up to Publication : 2 months
Opposition Period : 30 days
End of Opposition Period up to Issuance of Registration Certificate : 3 months
Total Estimated Time Frame : 6-8 months

Trademark Renewal Requirements

A power of attorney legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

A copy (both sides if anything is indicated on overleaf) of the trademark registration/last renewal certificate.

 

Time frame from filing a trademark renewal application up till issuance of the renewal certificate

Filing up to Examination : 2 weeks – 1 month

Examination up to Publication if exits : N/A

Publication to Issuance of Renewal Certificate : 2 Months

Total Estimated Time Frame : 3-4 Months

 

Trademark Assignment Requirements:

A power of attorney on behalf of the assignee duly legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

The original registration certificate to be endorsed with the assignment.

Deed of assignment duly legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

 

Time frame needed for completing the recordal of an assignment/merger recordal

Filing up to Examination : 2 weeks – 1 month

Examination up to Publication : 2 months

Publication to Issuance of Certificate Recordal : 2 months

Total Estimated Time Frame : 5-6 Months

Recording Change of Name Requirements:

A power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Iranian Consulate in the owner’s new name.

Valid Iranian trademark certificate for endorsement.

A certificate showing the relevant change of name legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

 

Recording Change of Address Requirements:

A power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Iranian Consulate.

A certified certificate showing the relevant change of address.

Valid Iranian trademark certificate for endorsement.

Time frame needed for completing a change of name and/or address recordal.

Filing up to Examination : 2 weeks – 1 month

Examination up to Publication if exits : 2 months

Publication to Issuance of Certificate of change and/or name Recordal : 2 months

Total Estimated Time Frame : 5-6 Months

 

Additional Time frames:

Time frame required for preparing and filing an opposition or counterstatement with the Trademarks Office and follow up its proceedings till final settlement: 2 weeks for filing the opposition – around 2 years until final decision.

Time frame required for preparing and filing a lawsuit of any type such as infringement or cancellation action and follow up its proceedings till final settlement: 2 Weeks for filing a lawsuit – around 8 months until final decision.

Time frame required for filing an appeal with the trademarks registrar or court as applicable regarding an opposition action, counterstatement or rejection: 2 Weeks for filing a lawsuit – around 8 months until final decision.