Trademark Registration In IRAN

Trademark Search :
RAYAN IP Lawfirm offers to conduct the trademark search before being registered upon the clients’ request. We check the availability of the requested trademark registration among filed and registered applications in Iran. Then, we give the clients a report which consists of similar and identical trademarks of the client’s requested trademark along with our attorneys’ professional idea regarding its resistibility and chance of the success.

In order to register a trademark in Iran, the following information and documents are required:
Required information:
– Applicant'(s’) full name(s), nationality and address
– Company registration No. (if the applicant is a legal entity)
– A copy of the trademark (not required for word marks)
– The list of the goods and the classes pertaining thereto Required documents:
– Legalized Power of Attorney in the Iranian Consulate
– Certified copy of priority documents legalized in the Iranian Consulate (in case there is any)
– Certified Copy of Company Registration Certificate (if the applicant is a legal entity)
We can file the patent application with the required information and we will have 60 days after receiving the administrative notice for submitting the missing documents. This period can be extended for another 60 days.

The validity of the trademark registration is ten years starting from the filing date. The owner can request to renew the trademark every ten years with payment of the renewal fees. This request shall be submitted six months before the expiration of 10 years. In case of not submitting the renewal request within the due date,
there would be a grace of six months from the expiration date as well as 50% added fee as penalty.
Required documents for filing the renewal of the trademark:
– Legalized Power of Attorney in the Iranian consulate
– A copy of the Iranian TM registration/renewal certificate A Trademark is not registrable in the following cases:
– Not capable of distinguishing the goods or service of one enterprise from those belonging to another enterprise
– Being contrary to the Rules of Sharia, public order or morality
– Being likely to mislead the public or trade centers, in particular as regards the geographical origin of the goods or services to which they belong or their nature or characteristics
– Being identical with, or an imitation of or containing as an element, an armorial bearing, flag or other emblem, a name or abbreviation or initials of the name of, or official sign or hallmark adopted by, any State, intergovernmental organization created under an international convention, unless authorized by the competent authority of that State or organization
– Being identical with, or confusingly similar to, or constituting a translation of, a mark or trade name which is well known in Iran for identical or similar goods or services of another company enterprise
– Being identical or similar to a registered mark or becoming well-known for services that are not similar provided that customarily there is a connection between the uses of the mark and the owner of the already well-known mark and that its registration is likely to damage interests of the owner of the well-known mark
– Being identical to a mark registered in the name of a different proprietor with an earlier filing date or a priority right in respect of the same goods or services or for goods and services that, due to connection or resemblance, is likely to deceive or cause confusion Watch Service In order to protect our clients’ rights, our team offers a unique trademark watch service which consists of English/Persian report in case of any TM infringements along with the deadline to file the opposition, cancellation or taking appeal actions.
Assignment, merger, license agreement, change of name and address:
According to the Law, any changes and modifications, including change of name, address, assignment,
merger and license agreement should be recorded, endorsed on the registration certificate and published in the official gazette for public notice.

Required Documents:
– Legalized Power of Attorney in the Iranian consulate
– Legalized deed of assignment/ change of name document/ change of address document/ license agreement in the Iranian Consulate
– Valid Iranian registration/renewal certificate for endorsement

Classification of goods and services for TM applications:
For filing a Trademark application, it is required to check the list of goods and services, which the client intends to file, with the Iranian list of goods and services for making sure the requested trademark has not been registered in Iran for the same product or services by the applicant. Our professional team checks the clients’ requested list of goods with the Iranian list of goods and services free of charge.
If there is no idea for assorting your goods or services are in, please kindly refer to the goods and services classification below:

Class 1: Chemicals used in industry, science and photography, as well as in agriculture, horticulture and
forestry; unprocessed artificial resins, unprocessed plastics; manures; fire extinguishing compositions;
tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances;
adhesives used in industry; unprocessed plastics in the form of liquids, chips or granules.
Class 2: Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants;
mordants; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists.
Class 3: Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and
abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices; deodorants for personal usage.
Class 4: Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting; combustible fuels, electricity and scented candles.
Class 5: Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic substances adapted for medical use, food for babies; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides; foods and beverages which are adapted for medical purposes; air deodorizing preparations.
Class 6: Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; ironmongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes; ores; unwrought and partly wrought common metals; metallic windows and doors; metallic framed conservatories.
Class 7: Machines and machine tools; motors and engines (except for land vehicles); parts of engines and motors; machine coupling and transmission components (except for land vehicles); exhausts and starters (for vehicles); vacuum cleaners; electric drills; electric screwdrivers; incubators for eggs.
Class 8: Hand tools and hand operated implements; cutlery; side arms; razors; electric razors and hair cutters.
Class 9: Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signaling, supervision, life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; automatic vending machines and mechanisms for coin operated apparatus; cash registers; calculating machines, data processing equipment and computers; fire-extinguishing apparatus; recorded media, computer hardware and firmware; computer software; software downloadable from the Internet; downloadable electronic publications; compact discs; digital music; telecommunications apparatus; computer games equipment adapted for use with an external display screen or monitor; mouse mats; mobile phone accessories; contact lenses, spectacles and sunglasses; clothing for protection against injury, accident, irradiation or fire; furniture adapted for laboratory use.
Class 10: Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes, and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials; sex aids; massage apparatus; supportive bandages; furniture adapted for medical use.
Class 11: Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating,
water supply and sanitary purposes; air conditioning apparatus; electric kettles; gas and electric cookers; vehicle lights and vehicle air conditioning units.
Class 12: Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water; wheelchairs; motors and engines for land vehicles; vehicle body parts and transmissions.
Class 13: Firearms; ammunition and projectiles, explosives; fireworks.
Class 14: Precious metals and their alloys; jewelry, costume jewelry, precious stones; homological and chronometric instruments, clocks and watches.
Class 15: Musical instruments; stands and cases adapted for musical instruments.
Class 16: Paper, cardboard and goods are made from these materials; printed matter; book binding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists’ materials; paint brushes; typewriters packaging materials; printers’ type; printing blocks; disposable nappies of paper for babies; printed publications; paint boxes for children; cheque book holders.
Class 17: Rubber, gutta-percha, gum, asbestos, mica and goods made from these materials; plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; semi-finished plastics materials for use in further manufacture; stopping and insulating materials; flexible non-metallic pipes.
Class 18: Leather and imitations of leather; animal skins, hides; trunks and travelling bags; handbags, rucksacks, purses; umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery; clothing for animals.
Class 19: Nonmetallic building materials; nonmetallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; nonmetallic transportable buildings; nonmetallic monuments; nonmetallic framed conservatories, doors and windows.
Class 20: Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; articles made of wood, cork, reed, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother of pearl, meerschaum or plastic which are not included in other classes; garden furniture; pillows and cushions.
Class 21: Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes; brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steel wool; articles made of ceramics, glass, porcelain or earthenware which are not included in other classes; electric and non-electric toothbrushes.
Class 22: Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, tarpaulins, sails, sacks for transporting bulk materials; padding and stuffing materials which are not made of rubber or plastics; raw fibrous textile materials.
Class 23: Yarns and threads, for textile usage.
Class 24: Textiles and textile goods; bed and table covers; travelers’ rugs, textiles for making articles of clothing; duvets; covers for pillows, cushions or duvets.
Class 25: Clothing, footwear, headgear.
Class 26: Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers; badges for wear; tea cozies.
Class 27: Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; Wall hangings (non-textile); wallpaper.
Class 28: Games and playthings; playing cards; gymnastic and sporting articles; decorations for Christmas trees; children’s toy bicycles.
Class 29: Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats; prepared meals; soups and potato crisps.
Class 30: Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations are made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt, mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice; sandwiches; prepared meals; pizzas, pies and pasta dishes.
Class 31: Agricultural, horticultural and forestry products; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables, seeds, natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt; food and beverages for animals.
Class 32: Mineral and aerated waters; non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups for producing beverages; non-alcoholic drinks, non-alcoholic beers.
Class 33: Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches; lighters for smokers.

Class 34: Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions; electronic
data storage; organization, operation and supervision of loyalty and incentive schemes; advertising services provided via the Internet; production of television and radio advertisements; accountancy; auctioneering; trade fairs; opinion polling; data processing; provision of business information; retail services connected with the sale of the list of specific goods.
Class 35: Insurance; financial services; real estate agency services; building society services; banking; Stock-broking; financial services provided via the Internet; issuing of tokens of value in relation to bonus and loyalty schemes; provision of financial information.
Class 36: Building construction; repair; installation services; installation, maintenance and repair of computer hardware; painting and decorating; cleaning services.
Class 37: Telecommunications services; chat room services; portal services; e-mail services; providing the Internet access; radio and television broadcasting.
Class 38: Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement; distribution of electricity; travel information; provision of car parking facilities.
Class 39 Treatment of materials; development, duplicating and printing of photographs; generation of electricity.
Class 40: Education; offering training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
Class 41: Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software; computer programming; installation, maintenance and repair of computer software; computer consultancy services; design, drawing and commissioned writing for the compilation of web sites; creating, maintaining and hosting the websites of others; design services.
Class 42: Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation; restaurant, bar and catering services; provision of holiday accommodation; booking and reservation services for restaurants and holiday accommodation; retirement home services; crèche services.
Class 43: Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services; dentistry services; medical analysis for the diagnosis and treatment of persons; pharmacy advice; garden design services.
Class 44: Legal services; Conveyance services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; social work services; consultancy services relating to health and safety; consultancy services relating to personal appearance; provision of personal tarot readings; dating services; funeral services and undertaking services; fire-fighting services; detective agency services.

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