Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: English & Arabic
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * The notarized/legalized original may be submitted three months from the filing date. A scanned copy of the signed documents will suffice for filing. There will be no need for further legalization up to the Bahraini Consulate as long as the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention.

** No legalization required.

*** Arabic translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date. However, Arabic translation of the Abstract must be submitted at filing. English application is required to be filed.

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: No substantive examination
Country Notes: * The notarized/legalized original Power of Attorney form may be submitted three months from the filing date. A scanned copy of the signed documents will suffice for filing. There will be no need for further legalization up to the Bahraini Consulate as long as the applicant’s home country is a member of the Apostille Convention.

** No legalization required.

• Arabic translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date. However, Arabic translation of the Abstract must be submitted at filing. English application is required to be filed.

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 related legal services.

Saba’s mission is to help clients achieve the maximum benefit from their intellectual property rights. For years, Saba has been a leader among regional firms in the strength and depth of its commitment to understand and serve its clients. The experience, knowledge, and resources of Saba provide what is needed for the firm 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 neighboring regions. Saba & Co. is the only IP firm in the Middle East and North Africa region that is a partnership, therefore the firm’s strength is continuity which has been demonstrated over the last 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