A trademark assignment is a transfer of an owner’s rights, title, and interest in registered trademark to another person. The transferring party, assignor, transfers to the receiving party, assignee, its property rights in the trademark. An assignment differs from a license, which is the grant of permission to use a trademark under specified conditions but does not transfer any rights of ownership in the trademark.
In accordance with the laws and regulations, trademark owner may assign its rights in the trademark in part, only pertinent to some products and services, or entirely in respect to all the accepted products and services.
Based on article 139 of Executive regulation of Patent, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Registration Law “Any transfer of registered mark property shall be registered in the registration authority. The following points shall be mentioned expressly in written request for registration of the transfer:
In order to submit a request for assignment of trademark before the relevant authority, the below documents needed to be annexed to the request:
It should be noted that only after that the assignment is recorded in the relevant book by the registration authority, the assignee is considered as the new owner of the trademark.
Required steps for trademark assignment:
Required documents in order to register the assignment of trademark:
B) Legal entities as the assignee:
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