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Saudi Arabia: Effective Immediately All Applications for Trademark Renewals Must be Filed Online

Effective immediately all applications for trademark renewals in Saudi Arabia must be filed online.  The change to online filing comes with a substantial increase in publication fees which are 10 fold the current level.

 

The Protection Period for trademarks is 10 Hijri years (approximately 9 years, 8 months) from the filing date, and renewable for like periods. The filing requirements for the renewal of Trademarks in Saudi Arabia include:  POA (legalized) and a certificate of registration for endorsement.   The grace period is six lunar months.