History of Formation
The Law for Company Registration ratified in 1931,and according to executive code of this law, the Department " Company Registration , Trade Marks & Patents " formed under the supervision of "The State General Registrar " . Afterward, according to a bylaw in 1947 , " The Office for Registration of Companies and Trade Marks and Patents " and when Iran joint to Paris Convention after the 1947 Ratification ( In order to protect the Industrial , Commercial And Agricultural Properties ) , " The General Office for Registration Companies and Industrial Properties " with two offices " the Office for Registration Companies and non-commercial Institutes " and " The Office for Industrial Properties " formed. Also implementing the article 44 of " Constitutional Law" including activity domains of "State Organization for Registration Deeds and Properties " exactly and thoroughly in line with achieving the orders of the Supreme Leader , prominent effects could be created .
" The General Office for Registration Companies and Industrial Properties" is responsible for giving identity to economical institutions and creating economical safety and sustained attraction of wandered assets in line with Company Registration , and in line with industrial property for achieving a significant effect of intellectual property like commercializing the patents , industrial designs and Trade Marks, and legal protection of the merchants , trade and … , and according to permission No:624/194000 in 18th Feb 2006 issued by " The State Organization for Management & Planning " , this office divided into two general offices ," The General Office for Registration Companies and Non-Commercial Institutions " and " The General Office for Industrial Property " and the amendment for amending bill of the Company Registration bylaw ratified in 1967 , approved by The Supreme Head of Judiciary in 13th April 2007 and physically changed into two general office .
Duties of " The Office for Registration Companies and Non-Commercial Institutions"
according to article 2 of amending bill of the Company Registration bylaw, "The General Office for Registration of Companies and Non-Commercial Institutes " is responsible for following duties:
a. Registering commercial companies and non-commercial institutes in Tehran and their next changes.
b. Registering trade and non-trade books in Tehran.
c. Sealing the trade and non-trade books in Tehran.
d. Registering the subsidiaries and the Representatives of foreign Companies in Iran and their next changes.
e. Registering foreign Institutions in Iran.
f. Nominating the foreign companies and non – commercial institutions waiting for registration.