Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Arabic & English**
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country notes: *Power of Attorney forms and Assignments must be legalized via the Egyptian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. Power of Attorney forms and Assignments should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within four months from the filing date in Egypt.

**Both an Arabic and English specification must be ready for filing at the 30-month deadline.

***Arabic translation can be submitted within six months from the application filing date.

• Extract from the Commercial Registry OR Certificate of Incorporation duly legalized up to the Egyptian consulate should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within four months from the filing date in Egypt.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes
Language: Arabic
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country notes: *Power of Attorney forms and assignments must be legalized via the Egyptian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. Power of Attorney forms and assignments should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within four months from the filing date in Egypt.

• A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within three months from the application filing date. An Arabic translation of the priority document is also required and must be submitted within six months from the application filing date.

• Extract from the Commercial Registry OR Certificate of Incorporation duly legalized up to the Egyptian consulate should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within four months from the filing date in Egypt.

Saba & Co. Intellectual Property

Established: 1937

Number of Professional Staff: 320+

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, 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