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Request for Registering an Industrial Design

This service allows customers to submit an official request to the department to obtain an industrial design, to protect the industrial property rights of the shape, pattern, color, or combination of these in a two- or three-dimensional article, producing an aesthetic impression. The patent certificate is granted for 20 years. You can apply for this service by individuals, companies, or an agent's office through the website.

Service Fees

New request

  • AED 1,000 for (individuals, small and medium enterprises, and academic institutions).
  • AED 2,000 for (companies).

 

Request for a publication:

  • AED 400 for (individuals, small and medium enterprises, and academic institutions).
  • AED 800 for (companies).

 

Post-grant re-examination:

  • AED 5,000 for (individuals and companies).
  • AED 2,500 for (small and medium-sized companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, and academic institutions).

 

Appeal:

  • AED 500 for (individuals, small and medium enterprises, and academic institutions).
  • AED 1,000 for (companies).

 

Annual Fees from 1st -5th year:

  • AED 100 for (individuals, small and medium enterprises, and academic institutions).
  • AED 200 for (companies).

 

Annual Fees from 6th -10th year:

  • AED 500 for (individuals, small and medium enterprises, and academic institutions).
  • AED 1,000 for (companies).

 

Note: 

  • The applicant shall pay the annual fee at the beginning of each year of the Continuation of Protection.

Conditions and Requirements

    • The industrial design shall be new.
    • The industrial design shall not be commercially exploited if it violates public order or morals.
    • The industrial design is new unless it has been disclosed to the public, by publication, use, or any other method, before the filing date.
       

Required Documents

    Documents required for individuals


    Mandatory

    • Design drawings (Arabic and English). 
    • Representative drawing. 
    • Description of the design.
    • Power of Attorney (for residents outside the UAE). 
    • A copy of the Emirates ID card.

     

    Optional

    • Other documents (if any).

     

    Documents required for companies


    Mandatory

    • Design drawings (Arabic and English). 
    • Representative drawing. 
    • Description of the design.
    • Deed of Assignment.
    • Power of Attorney (for companies registered outside the UAE).
    • A copy of the valid trade license.
    • A copy of the Memorandum of Association.

     

    Optional

    • Other documents (if any).

Steps and Procedures

    • Choose the service from the list of E-Services.
    • Sign in with UAE PASS.
    • Review the applicant's data by the Department to accept the request.
    • Fill in the application data and attach documents.
    • Pay the fee.
    • Conduct the formality examination.
    • Ensure the correctness of the entered data and attached documents and send a message to the customer to complete the missing data (if any).
    • Conduct the substantive examination by the technical examiner.
    • Submit the research and examination report according to the technical examiner.
    • Pay the publication fees.
    • Register the Industrial Design.
    • Publish the patent by the Department.
    • If the application meets all the conditions, the certificate will be issued. 
       

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Applicant User Manual

Service Type

Procedural

Average Duration for Service Delivery

  • 6 months from the date of submitting the application until the completion of the examination if all the submitted documents were correct and all requirments are met
  • 2 months from the date of paying registration fees until the publication of the design

Service Provision Channels

  • MoE website
  • MoE smart app

Target Audience

Individuals and companies 

Service Provision Timings

24 Hours

Sustainable Development Goals

Decent Work & Economic Growth

Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

Contact Details

Call Center

Phone

8001222

Email

info@economy.ae

Communication Channels

Call centre and customer protection
 

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