Legal Updates


UAE / Reduction in Official Fees for Intellectual Property Rights Services in United Arab Emirates.


ABU-DHABI – The Legal Group Advocates & Legal Consultants (TLG) is pleased to announce to our clients and associates that the government of the United Arab Emirates has circulated a Ministerial Decision that the official fees for Intellectual Property Rights registration will be reduced, covering trademarks, patents, copyrights and designs.

The Ministerial Decision No. 51 of 2019 set out rate reduction for a wide range of services provided by the Ministry of Economy. The reduction covers more issues than IPRs protection, such as establishing companies in the UAE and registering commercial agency agreements.

The said decision is due to be effective as starting from July 07, 2019.

(TLG) will amend its schedule of charges for the Intellectual Property Rights services in United Arab Emirates related to this Decision.

Below you can find some of the amended reduced official fees for your easy reference.

Service Type Previous Service Fees in USD Current Service Fees in USD
Final Registration step for trademark/group of trademarks of goods, products or services of one category. 2,724.79 1,825.60
Grievance against rejection of entry of any additions /amendment of a registered trademark 1,362.00 681.19
Renewal of entry of trademark/group of trademarks of goods, products or services of one category 3,269.75 1,825.61

Publication, Search, Oppositions and filing fees for a trademark remain the same.

For more information on this matter, or any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact TLG Offices at the following address:;;