États-Unis d'Amérique
Émirats arabes unis
Marques de fabrique ou de commerce
11. Please explain whether the trademark law of the United Arab Emirates is consistent with Article 20 of the TRIPS Agreement, which requires that the use of a trademark shall not be unjustifiably encumbered by special requirements such as use with another trademark, use in a special form or use in a manner detrimental to the trademark's capacity to distinguish the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings. Please cite any relevant laws, regulations and judicial decisions.
The 1992 Trademarks law does not provide for any provision imposing unjustifiably requirements, which encumber the trademark. The only requirements for the registration of trademarks regarding form and use are stated out in Article 3, which prohibits the registration of some marks such as public emblems, flags, and other symbols relating to countries or international organizations unless authorized by them. Registration of marks violating public morals or public order is prohibited as well.