Law No. 7 of 2014 Promulgating the Law (Regulation) of Trademarks
in the GCC Countries 7 / 2014
Number of Articles: 57

Table of Content
Issuance Articles (1-5)
Part 1: Definitions (1-2)
Part 2: Procedures (3-28)
Chapter one: Registration Procedures of Trademarks (3-19)
Chapter Two: The Term of Trademark Protection (20-21)
Chapter Three: Cancellation of Trademark Registrat (22-26)
Chapter Four: The Transfer of Ownership, Lien and (27-28)
Part 3: Licensing Contracts (29-33)
Part 4: Collective Trademarks, Control Trademarks, (34-37)
Part 5: Rights Enforcement (38-41)
Part 6: Sanctions (42-44)
Part 7: Final Provisions (45-52)

We, Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar,
Having perused the Constitution;
The Law of Trademarks in the GCC Countries, promulgated by Law No. 18 of 2007;
The Resolution of the Supreme Council for the GCC countries in its thirty-third session, 24-25 December 2012,
on ratification of the Trademarks Law in the GCC countries;
The proposal of the Minister of Economy and Commerce;
The draft law submitted by the Council of Ministers; and
After consulting the opinion of the Shura Council;
Hereby promulgate the following Law:
Issuance Articles

Article 1 - ‫ﺇﺻﺩﺍﺭ‬
The provisions of the Law of Trademarks in the GCC countries attached herein shall apply.

Article 2 - ‫ﺇﺻﺩﺍﺭ‬

In the implementation of the provisions of the Law attached hereto, the “Competent Authority” means the Ministry of Economy and Commerce;
“The Minister” means the Minister of Economy and Commerce; and
“The competent department” means the Department of Intellectual Property Rights Protection at the aforesaid Ministry.

Article 3 - ‫ﺇﺻﺩﺍﺭ‬

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