According to the new Trademark Law which was revised in January 2011 by the Afghani Parliament, filing a cancellation action against a registered trademark can be made within 12 months from the date of registration instead of 36 months.
It is worth mentioning that any person can file a cancellation action.
- Power of attorney legalized up to the Afghani Consulate abroad.
- Evidence of prior registration or use.
The Action is filed before the Commercial Court and may take around 12-18 months.