Egypt

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PCT national stage entry

european validation Direct file pct stage

EG

Filing requirements

Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Arabic & English**
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *Powers of Attorney and assignments must be legalized via the Eyptian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. POAs and assignments should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within 4 months from the filing date in Egypt.

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

  • 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 4 months from the filing date in Egypt.

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Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

EG

Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes
Language: Arabic
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *Powers of Attorney and assignments must be legalized via the Eyptian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. POAs and assignments should be filed at the Egyptian Patent Office within 4 months from the filing date in Egypt.

  • A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within 3 months from the application filing date. An Arabic translation of the priority document is also required and must be submitted within 6 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 4 months from the filing date in Egypt.

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