FEDERAL LAW NO . 37 
Issued on 28/9 / 1992 
Corresponding to 1 Rabi' al - Thani 1413 H . 
CONCERNING TRADEMARKS 
Amended by 
Federal Law no . 19/2000 dated 16/09/2000 ; and 
Federal Law no . 8/2002 dated 24/07/2002 . 

We , Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan , President of the United Arab Emirates State , 
Pursuant to the perusal of the provisional 2 Constitution ; and 
Federal Law no . 1 of 1972 regarding the jurisdictions of the Ministries and the competences of the 
Ministers and the amending laws thereof ; and 
Federal Law no . 4 of 1979 regarding the Repression of Fraud and Swindling in Commercial Transactions 
; and 
Federal Law no . 5 of 1985 regarding the Issuance of the Civil Transactions Code , and the amending laws 
thereof ; and 
Federal Law no . 3 of 1987 regarding the Issuance of the Penal Code ; and 
Acting upon the proposal of the Minister of Economy and Commerce , the consent of the Cabinet and the 
approval of the Federal Supreme Council ; 
Have promulgated the following Law : 

TITLE ONE 
DEFINITIONS 
Article 1 
As amended by Federal Law no . 19 dated 16/9 / 2000 and Federal Law no . 8 dated 24/7 / 2002 : 

In the implementation of the provisions hereof , the following terms and phrases shall have the 
meanings assigned for each of them unless the context requires otherwise : 
The State : The United Arab Emirates State . 
The Ministry : The Ministry of Economy and Commerce . 
The Minister : The Minister of Economy and Commerce . 
The Competent Authority : The Competent Authority in the Emirates . 
The Circular : Trademarks circular issued by the Ministry . 
The Drawing : Each design including a number of visuals ( artistic composition ). 
The Symbol : Each single visual drawing . 
The Hallmarks : Incised marks . 
The Engravings : Embossed Marks . 
The Pictures : Pictures of a person whether that of the project owner or someone else . 
The Register : The register of trademarks before the Ministry . 
The Committee : The Committee of Trademarks provided for in this Law . 

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