Dubai Economic Department Introduces Free Registration Services

30 Apr 2018

DUBAI- Aiming to minimize the risk of counterfeiting and its impact on the economy, the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai introduced a new and free-of-charge online registration services for all brand owners through the Department’s registration platform.

Brand owners are requested to provide copies of the UAE trademark registration certificate and the Power of Attorney, in order to be provided with the highest level of protection for their rights in Dubai.

DED is the most active Intellectual Property enforcement agency in Dubai, and has its own inspectors who undertake periodical market searches to check any counterfeit products invading Dubai markets. 

Official complaints are still required to be filed to take action against infringers. Following the confiscation or seizure of any counterfeit or suspected counterfeit products, DED shall report the matter to the trademark agent in order to file a formal complaint. 

Our sister Company, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Legal (TAG-Legal) will offer this service to its clients free-of-charge. Please provide them with your instructions in order to proceed accordingly. 

Please contact TAG-Legal at: uae@tag-legal.com  



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