Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry 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: * Power of Attorney must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within three months from filing date.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: English & Arabic
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * Power of Attorney must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within three months from filing date.

** Assignments must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within 3 months from 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.

Saba & Co. Intellectual Property

Established: 1937

Number of Professional Staff: 320+

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia and United Arab Emirates
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Bahrain, Egypt, Gulf Cooperation Council, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

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.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Electrical
• Mechanical
• Petro-chemicals
• Pharmaceuticals
• Polymer Science

Contact Information

Mail

Saba House,
Saïd Freiha Street,
Hazmieh, Beirut,
Lebanon

Courier

Website

www.sabaip.com