Muscat: A total of 1896 applications for trademark registration have been submitted through the 'Invest Easy' portal from 18th July last to 15th November 2020, according to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Promotion Investment.
The Directorate General of Intellectual Property at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Investment Promotion stated that launching the trademark registration service through the "Invest Easy" portal was aimed to facilitate procedures and save time and effort for the benefit of the applicants. The service is faster along with ensuring the accuracy of data and the seriousness of the investors by paying full fees upon obtaining the required services.
The ministry has emphasised that the electronic services, provided through the portal, are supervised by the Ministry's Investment Services Center, where the trademark application service is currently available for trademarks of Omani companies only, as part of a group of services that will be launched later in accordance with set plans.
The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion also points out that, those who would like to register trademarks can easily apply for this service by logging into the website of the Invest Easy portal: www.investeasy.gov.om