RIYADH – The Ministry of Commerce and Investment has announced that the official fees for trademark services will be reduced in Saudi Arabia.

The Ministerial Decree regarding the decrease will be published in the next Official Gazette release almost aligning the effective date to the date of the Official Gazette.

Trademark assignments, however, will be subject to an increase in official fees. Please refer to the table below for the new fees.

Item Old Price (SAR) New Price (SAR)
Filing trademark application in one class 1000 200
Publication fees in the Official Gazette 3150 3150
Final registration fees 5000 3500
Renewal of a trademark within 1 year before expiry 5500 3500
Renewal of a trademark within 6 months after expiry 6500 4000
Publication of the renewed trademark 3150 3150
Conducting a trademark search in one class 1000 100
Recording a trademark assignment 1000 1500
Amendment of pending trademark application 1000 1500

Please note that the new fees will affect new applications only.

11 March 2019

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