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Trademark Law in Egypt

Brands are an essential part of the business strategy in Egypt and worldwide, representing the identity, credibility, and quality of the products or services provided.
To protect owners’ rights and enhance competitiveness in the business market, Egypt passed the Trademark Act, which regulates registration, protection, and intellectual property rights related to trademarks.

 

Content Table

  1. What is a brand?
  2. What is the importance of the brand?
  3. What falls under the term intellectual property?
  4. Required paperwork for trademark registration
  5. Conclusion

 

What is a brand?

A trademark is a word, but it has a thousand meanings.

The trademark of any brand that distinguishes your product or service and represents a name, graphics, or special forms that legally distinguish the product from all other products of the same type

Registering your trademark is generally a form of intellectual property protection for your product. Let us talk to you more about the importance of trademark registration.

 

What is the importance of the brand?

Brands are an essential part of the business strategy in Egypt and worldwide, representing the identity, credibility, and quality of the products or services provided. To protect owners’ rights and enhance competitiveness in the business market, Egypt passed the Trademark Act, which regulates registration, protection, and intellectual property rights related to trademarks.

 

Egypt’s branding law aims to provide a fair business environment and encourage innovation and investment in branding. The main points of this Act are as follows:

  • Registration and protection

Egypt’s trademark law requires trademark registration for legal protection.

This is done by submitting a request for registration and payment of the prescribed fees.

After approval of the application, the trademark is registered, and the intellectual property rights are granted to its owner.

  • rights and protection

The trademark holder grants exclusive rights to use the mark and imposes a ban on others from using a similar or misleading mark.

Where trademark rights are violated, the owner can prosecute the offenders and claim compensation.

  • Duration and renewal

The registration of the trademark in Egypt is granted for a period of ten years, renewable.

The renewal request must be submitted before the expiration of the specified period to ensure the continued protection of the mark.

  • intellectual property

Egypt’s trademark law is part of an intellectual property system that protects innovation and creativity in business.

The law encourages investment in R&D and new designs to enhance competitiveness.

  • international property
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What falls under the term intellectual property?

  • intellectual property
    A legal concept used when describing creators’ rights as their ideas or literary writings includes several subtypes such as films, paintings, sculptures, technical drawings, musical works, and author books, as well as advertisements, ideas, and programs.


  • patent

Inventions’ intellectual property rights are for certain inventions and in exchange for obtaining such rights, the patent holder provides the public with technical information on his or her invention.

  • trademarks

Codes that are used to distinguish a particular company’s services or goods from other companies that offer similar products guarantee the intellectual property rights of your brand.

 

Required paperwork for trademark registration

– a copy of the identity card or the company’s commercial registry.

– Submission of five copies of the mark for the commercial registry of the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade

– license of the company that will provide the service or product.

– After processing the required paperwork, the applicant fills out a form in order to register a brand.

 

conclusion

Trademark registration is necessary to protect your ownership and legitimate rights to prevent their use. When you register your trademark you will benefit by:

Establish and protect your ownership of the brand

Ensure your freedom of trade

Publish your brand

Save your money

Raise your brand value

Attracting investors

 

KY Trademarks is one of the leading trademark registration companies.

Contact us and start your trademark registration steps.

 


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