Libyan Trademark Office is now fully operational after two years of inactivity due to Civil War

Single/Multi-Class Jurisdiction

A separate application is required for each class.

Can services be registered


Can priority be claimed


Is the International Classification

The International Classification of Goods and Services (8th Edition) is followed. However, class 33, alcoholic goods in class 

32, and Christmas trees and related products in class 28 cannot be registered in Libya. A separate application is required for each class.

Documentation required to file
  1. Power of attorney, legalized. A general power may be used for subsequent filings.
  2. Certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register, legalized, with sworn Arabic translation.
  3. Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified 
  4. 10 prints of the mark for each application. 

Items 1, 2 and 4 must be submited at the time of filing. Document 3 may be submitted within 3 months from filing date. 

Opposition period after publication

90 days 

Renewal due

10 years from the filing date

Grace Period

3 months grace period 

Documents required to renew

Documents required for renewal Power of attorney, legalized

Proof of use due

None due

Documents required to file proof of use


Can be struck off for non-use

A mark becomes vulnerable to an action for cancellation if it not was used in the preceding 5 years. 

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