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  • The International Classification for the Purpose of registering Trade or Service Marks under the Nice Agreement is followed in Kuwait.
  • A separate application should be filed with respect to each class of goods and services.
  • Alcoholic drinks in classes 32 and pork meat in class 29 are not allowed to be registered in Kuwait.
  • Class No. 33 has been completely dropped and the international class 34 has been reinstated for tobacco products.
  • Trademark registration is valid for a period of 10 years from date of filing.
  • A trademark registration is renewable for a period of 10 years each. A SIX-month grace period is provided for late renewal of a trademark subject to the payment of a lateness fine.
  • The assignment of a trademark can be recorded once the trademark is registered. Changes in the name or address of a registrant, amendment of a trademark and limitation of goods covered by a registration can be recorded as well.
  • It is not necessary to submit all relevant documents at the time of filing. The documents can be filed at a later stage.


Filing Requirements:

  1. A Power of Attorney legalized up to the Consulate of Kuwait. General Power will suffice for continuous applications.
  2. 12 prints (for each class).
  3. A legalized copy of the home registration certificate of the trademark or any other legalized copy of foreign registration certificate of the trademark can be used along with a certificate proving that the trademark is not registered in the home country.

Renewal Requirements:

  1. A Legalized Power of Attorney up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  2. The original Kuwaiti registration certificate of the trademark for endorsement purposes.

Assignment Requirements:

  • A Legalized Power of Attorney upto the Kuwaiti Consulate
  • A Deed of Assignment that has been signed by both parties and legalized upto the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  • The original registration certificate for endorsement.

Change of Name/Address Requirements:

  1. A Legalized Power of Attorney up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  2. An official legalized certificate proving the change of name and/or address up to the Kuwaiti consulate.
  3. The original Kuwaiti certificate of registration of the trademark for endorsement purposes.

Merger Requirements:

  1. A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.
  2. A merger document legalized up to the Kuwaiti Consulate.