On October 30, 2017, the Iraqi Trademark Office issued new directives which have brought into force the stipulations of article No. 15 of Iraqi Trademark Law No. 26 of 1957 pertaining to the publication of renewals, recordals of change of name & address, merger, assignment, etc. in the Official Gazette.
According to the notified decision, an official fee of IQD 200000 (equivalent to USD $169.49) will be incurred for the above-mentioned actions and will be applied to newly filed applications and retroactively for pending applications which have not yet been issued with their certificates. The new fees entered into force as of November 1, 2017.