UAE: No charges for filing appeal
Pursuant to Cabinet Decision no. 51 of 2019, the United Arab Emirates and reduction official fees for all services offered by the Ministry of Economy, including those related to intellectual property matters i.e reduction of registration and renewal fees. We wish to also report that the official fees of 5000 AED for filing an appeal against a rejection decision has also been waived off.
YEMEN: Increase in publication fees
The Patent and Trademark Office in Yemen announced an increase in the official publication fees of trademark, patent, and industrial design applications. The new rates will apply to all applications filed on or after August 8, 2019. Kindly note that in Yemen there are two stages of publication, one for opposition purposes after the acceptance and once after the registration is concluded. We attach herewith official circular issued by Ministry of Industry and Trade containing the revised charges.
We at JAH are currently updating our tariffs for above jurisdictions to take into account the above updates and will be available to clients/associates upon request. Kindly note that our professional fees will be maintained as per our current schedule with no increase.
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