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Law of Trademarks (promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/21 of 28 Jumada I 1423 (August 7, 2002))

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Saudi Arabia

Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:December 6, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):August 7, 2002
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trademarks
Notes:
The Trademarks law (“the Law”) contains 10 Parts and 58 Articles: Part I (Articles 1-2) on General Provisions, Part II (Articles 3-19) on Procedures and Publicizing of Trademarks, Part III (Articles 20-22) on the Effect of Trademark Registration, Part IV (Articles 23-28) on the Renewal and Cancellation of Trademark, Part V (Articles 29-32) on the Transfer of Ownership, Pledge and Attachment of the Trademark, Part VI (Articles 33-37) on the Licenses for Trademark Use, Part VII (Articles 38-40) on the Jointly-Owned Trademarks, Part VIII (Articles 41-42) on Fees, Part IX (articles 43-54) on Crimes and Punishments and Par X (Articles 55-58) on Concluding Provisions.

Article 58 states that this law enters into force ninety days after its publication in the Official Gazette and it repeals the trademarks law promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/5 of 4/5/1404 (February 6, 1984).
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Arabic

نظام العلامات التجارية (الصادر بموجب المرسوم الملكي رقم م/21 في 28 جمادى الأولى 1423 الموافق 7 أغسطس 2002 ) نظام العلامات التجارية  (الصادر بموجب المرسوم الملكي رقم م/21 في 28 جمادى الأولى 1423 الموافق 7 أغسطس 2002 ), Complete document (pdf) [223 KB]

English

Law of Trademarks (promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/21 of 28 Jumada I 1423 (August 7, 2002)) Law of Trademarks (promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/21 of 28 Jumada I 1423 (August 7, 2002)), Complete document (pdf) [75 KB] Law of Trademarks (promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/21 of 28 Jumada I 1423 (August 7, 2002)), Complete document (htm) [50 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:SA003

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