Filing Requirements

Filing Type: European Validation European Validation
Deadline: 3 months (from the date of publication of mention of grant)
London Agreement? No
Official Language: English, Arabic or French
Translations Required: Full translation into English, French or Arabic
Forms: Yes
Country Notes:  Non-member validation state.

 

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English, Arabic or French
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: Yes*
Examination Request: No substantive examination
Country Notes: * Excess claims fee: USD 30 per claim over 10. An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted.

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

Alyafi IP Group

Established: 1975

Number of Professional Staff: 150

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Morocco and Tunisia

Alyafi IP Group provides the international business community with a broad variety of specialized services in intellectual property (IP) to protect intangible assets such as copyrights, trademarks, patents, designs and domain names.

The firm identifies, protects, manages and capitalizes on its clients’ intellectual property for commercial gains, and helps them obtain the maximum benefit from their intellectual property portfolio. Its approach has enabled it to foster meaningful and highly personalized relationships with its clients, as it puts its experience to work, and commits to providing the very best options.

Its area of coverage includes Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Gaza, Iraq, Jordan, Kurdistan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.

Specialities

• Copyrights
• Designs
• Patent
• Trademark

Contact Information

Mail

Karakas Street,
Yakoubian Building,
Block B, 5th Floor,
11-4735 Beirut,
Lebanon

Courier