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 .