ICLG Trademark 2018

According to the new GCC Trademark Law effective in Saudi Arabia from September 27, 2016, a trademark can be anything that takes a distinctive shape, such as names, words, signatures, letters, symbols, numbers, titles, stamps, drawings, pictures, inscriptions, packaging, figurative elements, shapes or colors, groups of colors, or combinations thereof, or any sign or group of signs used or intended to be used to distinguish the goods or services of one undertaking from the goods or services of another undertaking, or intended to identify a service, or as a certification mark in respect of goods or services.