Saudi Arabia
Supported patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: English & Arabic
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * Powers of Attorney must be legalized via the Apostille procedure and must be filed within three months from the filing date.
Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: English & Arabic
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes:

* Powers of Attorney must be legalized via the Apostille procedure and must be filed within three months from the filing date.


** Assignments must be legalized via the Apostille procedure and must be filed within three months from the filing date.


• A certified copy of the Priority Document must be submitted within three months of the filing date, with details needed at filing. It is not necessary to translate the Priority Document, regardless of which language it is in, unless specifically requested by the examiner.


• All supporting documents must be submitted in Arabic.

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