Bahrain
Supported patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: English & Arabic
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes:

* The notarized/legalized original may be submitted three months from the filing date. A scanned copy of the signed documents will suffice for filing. There will be no need for further legalization up to the Bahraini Consulate as long as the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention.


** No legalization required.


*** The Arabic translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date. However, the Arabic translation of the abstract and the English specification or translation must be submitted at filing.

Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: English & Arabic
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes:

* The notarized/legalized original Power of Attorney form may be submitted three months from the filing date. A scanned copy of the signed documents will suffice for filing. There will be no need for further legalization up to the Bahraini Consulate as long as the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention.


** No legalization required.


*** The Arabic translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date. However, the Arabic translation of the abstract and the English specification or translation must be submitted at filing.

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