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
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, 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 and Saudi Arabia

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