Trade Mark Information

International and Regional Arrangements:

  • Madrid Agreement:      Yes
  • Paris Union:                Yes

Types of Trade Marks:

  • Goods and services
  • Collective marks
  • No provision for defensive marks


The International Classification of Goods and Services (Nice Classification) is applied.

Filing Requirements:

  • Particulars of Applicant (name, address and nationality)
  • Simply signed Power of Attorney
  • Representation of the mark
  • List of goods and / or services
  • Certified copy of the priority document

Duration: The trade mark is registered 10 years from the filing date

Renewal: Renewable every 10 years

General Information

  • Area: Approximately 2.4 million kmĀ²
  • Population: 35.6 million
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Currency: Algerian Dollar 9DA)
  • GDP: $254.7 billion (2010)
  • Domain name extension: .dz
  • Languages: Arabic (official language), French, Berber
  • Exports: Petroleum and natural gas; petroleum products
  • Imports: Machinery and transport equipment; basic manufactured goods; food

International / Regional Conventions:

  • Berne Convention
  • Madrid Agreement on Marks
  • Madrid Protocol on Marks
  • Nice Agreement on Classification on Marks
  • Paris Convention
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent Law Treaty