The Omani Trademark Office has recently announced that the country is now adopting the 10th edition of the Nice International Classification for Goods and Services which entered into force on January 1, 2012. The goods or services of all valid registrations must be reclassified (if required) at the time of renewal. By way of background, the countries from our region that are now adopting the 10th edition, in addition to Oman are: Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia.

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