Patents - Filing Requirements


Patent Filing Requirements
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Deed of Assignment legalised.
  • Three copies of the specifications, claims, and drawings in English and Arabic.
  • Certified copy of priority document legalised.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Annuity Requirements
  • No documents are required.

Notes
Annuities are to be paid for granted patents and pending applications at the beginning of each Gregorian year, starting from the year following the application's filing date.

As for pending applications, the annuity will be paid once for the year which is due for payment only i. e. there is no retroactive effect of the payment provision.

Patent Assignment
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Assignment document legalised.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Patent Merger
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Merger document legalised.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Patent Recordal of Change
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Certificate of change of name legalised.
  • Relevant original registration certificate for endorsement purposes.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Patent License
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • License document legalised.