Select Country

Select a country to view information on local trademark law


Countries
A-E  F-J  K-O  P-T  U-Z

Multinational Agreements
AIPO/OAPI  ARIPO 
EUIPO  WIPO

Get Listed

Promote your expertise to IP professionals worldwide.
read more

Show Articles

Subscribe

To keep updated on the latest amendments to international trademark laws click here

Amendments to Trademark Laws

Print this page
01-11-2017 (Newsletter Issue 1/17)
Iraq
Show Country Survey

Kurdistan Trademark Office to Resume Normal Function


It is expected that the Kurdistan Trademarks Office is to resume normal function on January 12. 2017 with clear resolution on the implementation of new fees.

Iraq is divided into two trademark jurisdictions; Baghdad and Erbil where filings should be undertaken separately in order to secure trademark protection for the whole country; duly noting that the registries operate independently of each other and filing a trademark application in one jurisdiction does not automatically grant protection in the other. Erbil is the de-facto capital of the self-autonomous region of Northern Iraq- Kurdistan. This region represents immense interest to trademark owners around the world both in terms of covering the whole of Iraq and also for the tremendous potential it offers to brands.

Source: JAH & Co. IP, Qatar