Saudi Arabia

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Foreign filing information

PCT national stage entry

european validation Direct file pct stage

SA

Filing requirements

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

Country notes

    *Power of Attorney must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within 3 months from filing date.

    **Assignments must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within 3 months from filing date.

  • A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within 3 months from the filing date. It is not necessary to translate the priority document, regardless of which language it is in, unless specifically requested by the examiner.

  • All supporting documents must be submitted in Arabic.

  • Amendments can be made at filing (at any time before the patent office issues a notification to pay examination fees).

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Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

SA

Filing requirements

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

Country notes

    *Power of Attorney must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within 3 months from filing date.

    **Assignments must be legalized up to the Saudi Arabia consulate and must be filed within 3 months from filing date.

  • A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within 3 months of the filing date, with details needed at filing. It is not necessary to translate the priority document, regardless of which language it is in, unless specifically requested by the examiner.

  • All supporting documents must be submitted in Arabic.

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