TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN EGYPT AND ALL RELATED SERVICES Information regarding trademarks in Egypt The trademark must be capable of distinguishing the product or service. We recommend a separate trademark application to be filed for each class of goods or services in Egypt. The time from filing the trademark application up to registration, it takes 16 – 18 months in Egypt. For foreign applicants, the power of attorney must be legalized by an Egyptian consulate. A trademark registration is valid for 10 years from date of application. The trademark is renewable for an identical period or periods. Definition of the trademark Distinctive names, logos, words. Signatures, letters, drawings, symbols. Colors in a specific and distinctive form. Signboards, pictures, protruded engravings. Egypt (Trademark Law) Intellectual Property Rights Law No. 82 of July 2nd, 2002.