Supported patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry

Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: English or French, & Arabic
Translation Extension: Yes**
Excess Claims Fee: Yes***
Examination Request: Automatically examined, additional exam fees at filing
Country Notes: * The Syrian Power of Attorney must be legalized. Please contact your local Syrian consulate in the home country for the current rules and costs regarding document legalization in Syria.

** The Arabic translation can be submitted within three months from the filing date. The English or French description, claims and drawings, or translation thereof, is required at the time of filing.

*** An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.

Recommended Agents

Saba & Co. Intellectual Property

PCT National Phase Entry
Direct Filing
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..