Morocco flag Morocco: Business Environment

Intellectual property in Morocco

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
L'OMPIC (Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property) handles the registration of industrial patents, drawings and models and brands in Morocco. Consult also the Copyright Office of Morocco.
Regional Organisations
Nil
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Law no. 17/97 relating to the protection of industrial property
20 years
Trademark
 
Law no. 17/97 relating to the protection of industrial property
10 years as from the date of registration, renewable indefinitely for identical periods. Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design
 
Law no. 17/97 relating to the protection of industrial property
5 years as from the date of registration, renewable indefinitely for two new consecutive periods of 5 years.  
Copyright
 
Law no. 2/00 relating to copyrights and performing rights
During the author's lifetime and 50 years after his death WIPO Copyright Treaty
Industrial Models
 
Law no. 17/97 relating to the protection of industrial property
5 years as from the date of registration, renewable indefinitely for two new consecutive periods of 5 years.  

Return to top

Any Comment About This Content? Report It to Us.

 

© Export Entreprises SA, All Rights Reserved.
Latest Update: June 2022

Return to top