Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry 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 filed at national phase entry or within three months from the national filing date. The English or French translation of the Specification, claims, and drawing is required in addition to the Arabic translation.

*** Excess claims fee: USD 25 per claim over 10. An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.

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