Oman

Oman

Trademarks

Trademarks

Oman has officially adopted the Gulf Cooperation Council Trademark Law as of Monday July 31, 2017. The decision, which was promulgated by Royal Decree no. 33 of 2017, was published in the Official Gazette on July 30, 2017.

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Patents

Patents

Patent applications are filed as per Royal Decree No. 82/2000 Promulgating the Patent Law. Duration Twenty years starting from the filing date of the non PCT patent applications.  For PCT national phase applications, twenty years starting from the PCT filing date.

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Designs

Designs

As per Royal Decree No. 67/2008 on May 12, 2008, came into effect on, May 18, 2000. Duration Term of protection is for 10 years. Annuity Annuities are paid on the anniversary of the filing date of the design application in Oman.

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Copyrights

Copyrights

Copyright subject matters in Oman are governed under The Omani Copyright Law issued by Royal Decree No.65/2008, effective since May 18, 2008. Omani Copyright Law provides protection to literary and artistic works and such protection is to the original expression of such work.

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