Supported patent filings
|Power of Attorney:||Yes*|
|Language:||English or French***|
|Excess Claims Fee:||No|
|Examination Request:||No substantive examination|
|Country Notes:||* The Power of Attorney form does not need to be notarized or legalized. The form should be submitted to the Lebanon Patent Office within three months from the date of filing the application (no extensions available). Late filing of the Power of Attorney will incur a fee, invoiced by the agent.
** Must be legalized up to the Lebanese consulate. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure; note that costs will be incurred for this. The assignment forms should be submitted to the Lebanon Patent Office within three months from the date of filing the application (no extensions available). Late filing of the forms will incur a fee, invoiced by the agent.
*** An Arabic translation of the title, abstract and claims is also required, however, it can be submitted within three months of filing.
• A certified copy of the Priority Document should be submitted at the time of filing the application. Late filing of the document is possible within three months from the date of filing the application but will result in a late fee, invoiced by the agent.
• A certified English translation of the Priority Document is only required when the document is neither in English nor French. The translation should be submitted along with the original certified copy of the Priority Document. Late filing fees will not be incurred for submitting the translation after filing, however, fees may be incurred if the translation is filed separately from the certified copy of the Priority Document.
Saba & Co. Intellectual Property
PCT National Phase Entry
Saba is the longest established and most renowned intellectual property firm in the Arab world. The firm is active in all areas of prosecution, registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights and provides the full range of associated legal services.. . The firm’s mission is to help clients achieve maximum benefit from their intellectual property rights. For years, it has been a leader among regional firms in terms of the strength and depth of its commitment to understanding and serving its clients. It has the experience, knowledge and resources to offer first-rate intellectual property services.. . Saba operates through an extensive network of branch and representative offices across West Asia, North Africa and their neighbouring regions. Saba is the only IP firm in the Middle East and North Africa region that is a partnership, meaning that its core strength is its continuity, which it has demonstrated for the past 75 years..