Time frame to complete the process is 6 to 8 months.
Registered trademarks in Bahrain have a validity of ten (10) years from the filing date and can be renewed indefinitely for further periods of ten (10) years.
The renewal fee is to be paid during the year when the registration expires.
Bahrain has 3 international copyright agreements and is a member country of the Berne Convention for Copyright.
Copyright Index operates in Bahrain under international copyright agreements and is recognised in countries all around the world as a copyright authority providing official copyright registration.
Time frame to grant of a patent is 4 years from the filing date.
Registered patent is valid for 20 years from the date of filing.
Annual maintenance fees of a Bahraini patent in force are payable every year on the anniversary of the filing date and become due after grant.
Time frame to complete the process is 4 to 6 months.
Registered Industrial Design is valid for 10 years from the date of filing.
Renewable for a further five-year period for once only. The renewal fee shall be paid within the last year for the registration validity. In addition, industrial designs in Bahrain are subject to the payment of annual maintenance fees that are due from the second year of the publication date and must be paid on the anniversary of the publication.